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  1. How much Natural Calm?

    Hi mlee The magnesium in Natural Calm is citrate, so can have a laxative effect. I would stick to the recommended age appropriate dose
  2. Hi So sorry you have not had responses and hope someone with more knowledge may be able to offer advice. My uneducated suggestion would be to look into PANS if both children are showing similar symptoms. Here's that (((HUG))) of support, as I know only too well how scary all this can be. I do hope you get answers and effective treatments for both your children.
  3. Hello hay78 So sorry we missed your post! How are things with your daughter now? Any new tests results?
  4. Book by sheila rogers

    Hello azka Sheila's book is available on Amazon and the Kindle online version is also there https://www.amazon.com/Natural-Treatments-Tics-Tourettes-Patient/dp/1556437471/
  5. Shake and vac

    Hello azka Here is the link for Sheila's book https://latitudes.org/store/natural-treatments-for-tics-and-tourette-syndrome-book/ It is also available on Amazon if that is more convenient for you https://www.amazon.com/Natural-Treatments-Tics-Tourettes-Patient/dp/1556437471/
  6. Shake and vac

    Hi Ronnie and welcome to the forum. Organic is always the best choice for anyone and especially for children! Also non-GMO I am only aware of corn products being potential tic triggers for those who have sensitivity/intolerance/allergy to corn?
  7. I know of an excellent acupuncture therapist in Orlando area, but no experience re S Florida
  8. Nothing is working😢

    So sorry to hear of the ongoing struggles. One thing that might be helpful is acupuncture with biofeedback (not neurofeedback!) and antitox therapy My son's horrendous reactions to medications he was initially given for TS/OCD are documented. Our acupuncture therapist did a remarkable series of treatments to try to reduce the side effects and we really saw benefits
  9. Which type of magnesium is best?

    Magnesium Oxide should be avoided as it is very poorly absorbed. The only downside with mag citrate is that it can cause a loose tummy. But if one doses correctly, the bioavailability of ionic forms like Natural Calm are very helpful We also used magnesium taurate successfully as taurine itself is also a tic reducer. A number of people have reported that magnesium glycinate has been helpful
  10. Supplements

    The only form of B6 my son has used is P-5-P and he always tolerated it very well, with notable benefit.
  11. Hi Just bumping your first post up for others to see and respond
  12. Diet...

    I agree that you may need to investigate possible sensitivity to the things he is eating most of. Even good healthy things can sometimes trigger tics if one is sensitive to them. eg we have a member who cannot tolerate coconut I don't see any multivitamin/mineral or magnesium in your supplements? We found those essential for helping to manage tics. Magnesium in particular.
  13. Diet...

    Hi Are you giving any nutritional supplements? Could you give an example of what your child eats each day?
  14. Hello Lwei66 Yes, magnesium is known to be helpful for TS tics and yes it made a dramatic difference for my son.
  15. Son with tics and driving

    My son has been driving for 10+ years now with tics not having any negative impact. He has had years of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, but really has not needed to use it specifically with regards to driving, at least not that I am aware.