This letter requesting help was received by ACN Latitudes from a reader. Director, Sheila Rogers DeMare provides a response.
Rosemary: I’m 22-years-old, and I’ve had tics since I was about 8-years-old. I don’t remember ever having tics until I was given Ritalin. I had such a severe reaction to the drug that I had to be almost immediately taken off. That’s when I first developed tics. I’ve read the material on the Latitudes.org website about triggers for tics. This has been helpful and I find that the following increase my tics: