Tics

What Makes You Tic?

Do you judge strangers’ bizarre behaviors? For Marc, 26, judgment is something he deals with each and every day. Living with Tourette Syndrome since the age of 9, Marc exhibits uncontrollable sounds, twitches and words.

Don’t Judge: It’s Not Their Fault!

From nervous ticks to strange eating habits, do you judge people’s “bizarre” behaviors? Learn the medical reasons behind mannerisms. And, is OCD more than a mental condition? Plus, find out why some people are always late.

Deep Brain Stimulation for Tourette Syndrome

Tyler, 25, was diagnosed with an extreme form of Tourette syndrome when he was 10 years old. His severe, uncontrollable tics were so violent that he would injure himself. Follow The Doctors cameras as they spend a day with Tyler, his wife, Kassie, and...

Understanding Deep Brain Stimulation

To treat his extreme form of Tourette syndrome, Tyler, 25, underwent deep brain stimulation, a procedure in which an electrode is implanted in the thalamus region of the brain. After surgery, electricity is used to stimulate certain parts of the...

Tyler's Story

Tyler, 25, was diagnosed with an extreme form of Tourette syndrome when he was 10 years old. His severe, uncontrollable tics were so violent that he would injure himself.