Your child's tics may decrease or be less severe when he or she:
Remember that tics related to Tourette's disorder also sometimes increase or decrease for no obvious reason.
Your child may also be able to hold back, or suppress, tics for a short time. Typically, a child does this when he or she:
After holding back tics, most children will soon have a short period afterward when tics are noticeably worse.
Primary Medical Reviewer John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Specialist Medical Reviewer Karin M. Lindholm, DO - Neurology
Current as ofJuly 22, 2013
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