FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 6, 2018 Contact: Rose Winter Email: Media@latitudes.org Phone 312-271-1525 Bold New Book on Tourette Syndrome Exposes What Mainstream Medicine Refuses to Acknowledge (GROSSE ILE, MICHIGAN) It’s time to add another voice […]
Tics and Tourette Syndrome Overview
The incidence of tics and Tourette syndrome has skyrocketed over the last few decades. Unfortunately, conventional medicine has made little progress in new treatments for the millions affected. Families are often told these disorders are genetic and there is nothing that can be done beyond reducing stress and taking medications. Just recently the scientific community has started to look at environmental issues for tic disorders. But at this point, there is little consensus and no direction is offered to families.
Here’s the good news: ACN Latitudes has been exploring and promoting the role of environmental factors and the immune system for tics and Tourettes for more than 16 years. We have answers that can help. Integrative and natural approaches to tics and Tourettes can be very useful, along with avoiding triggering factors. Many families find they can avoid medication completely or reduce the drugs being taken when pursuing treatments that address the underlying cause of the symptoms.
ACN Latitudes is the leading international organization exploring the role of the environment in the prevention and treatment of Tourette syndrome and other tic disorders.
Related articles are shown below. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, you can search using the box at the upper right of the page or browse our forums.
Dealing with tics in children can be a delicate matter. On the one hand, if they are unaware or not bothered by them, it is usually advisable that you not bring the tics to their […]
Some authors might be able to ignore the type of nasty messages I received when my new book was launched online in January. But not me! I had never before been the recipient of internet […]
ANDREA FRAZIER If you’re anything like I was when my son was diagnosed with Tourette’s 10 years ago, it can feel like your world is falling apart. Questions like, “Will he be bullied?” or “What […]
At some point we all have moments when our mortality hits home. Maybe a friend or relative passes. Perhaps we face a health crisis, or enjoy a glimpse of spiritual awakening. A fresh awareness of […]
Botulinum toxin (Botox) as a therapy for tics is not FDA-approved. Still, it is considered by physicians at times, especially for single tics, because conventional medications are often not effective and have the potential for […]
The extended-release form of a medication often used for ADHD was recently studied for chronic tic disorders, including Tourette syndrome, for kids aged 6 to 17.
In this article, a mother wrote to describe challenges in helping her son reduce his tics. Some suggestions are offered at the conclusion, and readers are invited to do the same in the comment section. […]
- Watch the Free “Thriving with a Tic Disorder” Video Series (Feb 6 – 9, 2019)
- Your World and You: Tips to Improve Your Family’s Health – Issue 49 (Premium)
- Extended Acetaminophen Use in Pregnancy Increases Autism and ADHD Risk
- Using Screen Time as a Reward with Little Kids? Don’t. (Premium)
- My Insistence on Alternative Treatments for Tourette’s Paid Off