Tourette Syndrome

Meet 11-Year-Old with Tourette Syndrome

Bianca joins The Doctors to share how she deals with living with Tourette Syndrome. The Doctors have some surprises for Bianca including a new tic treatment, becoming a youth ambassador of the Tourette Association and more.

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.

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.