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Hi everyone, I have had tourettes since i was very little, and I'm now 23. I have been relying on meds mostly since thats only what doctors suggest. However, I recently found out tics are heavily related to food and also magnesium as well. I had been eating quite a lot of junk food recently, and a lot of stress from graduating in the toughest engineering school in the country, as well as looking for jobs, having interviews, my tics have been crazy. My tics has always been pretty bad, but there were some times that it was better. I have a variety of tics i do in the same period, and they ke
My DS (10) was diagnosed by our pediatrician with PANDAS and is currently in the first month of a 3 month treatment cycle on zith. He has several motor and vocal tics and a range of anxiety and sleep related issues. This morning we took him to a pediatric neurologist for a second opinion, and as we suspected she discounted the PANDAS diagnosis and said all the emotional/anxiety issues were caused by stress from the tics. She prescribed clonidine to help him sleep and said it may ease the tics as well. Curious if anyone has experience with this? We are sticking with the abx but are worried that