Study compares 845 patients with Tourette syndrome with 3378 controls ACN Latitudes has promoted the concept of a link between allergy and Tourette syndrome for close to 20 years. While conventional medicine ignores this connection […]
Tics and Tourettes: Resources and Research
The focus on research dedicated to natural or integrative therapies for ADHD is growing. ACN Latitudes keeps a list of those that may be expected to be of most interest to our site readers.
See our Tics and Tourette Syndrome Research page for a selection of key studies. Some of the research papers included are offered in full article form.
Resources for Integrative Approaches
- Natural Treatments for Tics and Tourettes Book
- Alternative Mental Health
- Feingold Association of US
- Tourette Syndrome Plus
- EEG Spectrum for Neurofeedback
- ACN Latitudes Forums: Tics and Tourettes
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