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Article published on Mar 31, 2009

Tourette Syndrome Needs Careful Management

Our ten-year-old son has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. He is very hyperactive and impulsive, he disrupts the classroom all the time. He has great deal of difficulty paying attention in class and getting his work done. Homework is a nightmare for him and for us. We have tried very hard every night to get him... Read More

Article published on Sep 11, 2001

Children With Tourette Syndrome Require Treatment

Our ten-year-old son has always been very active. School has never been easy for him, and he finally failed last year. His teachers since grade one have made comments about him not being able to pay attention in class and being disruptive. In the last two years, we have noticed some blinking and twitching of... Read More

Article published on Oct 4, 2000

Chewing And Swallowing Hair Is A Dangerous Habit

Our daughter is hyperactive and has been diagnosed with ADHD and Tourette Syndrome. For many years, she has the habit of playing with her hair. Sometimes I see her chews the hair, although I cannot tell whether she swallows any or not. Lately my friend told me that hair swallowed into the stomach can cause... Read More