Tourette's Syndrome: A neurological disorder characterized by involuntary tics and vocalizations and often the compulsive utterance of obscenities.
My physical tics are worse than my vocal ones. I often twitch my head, upper body, and hands. Sometimes I have really bad ones where I have to spin after every three steps, but those thankfully don't stick around very long.
There is a medication that lessens the frequency of the tics (doesn't rid them completely), but the weight gain associated with this medication is excessive to the point where it's not worth it.
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Well, friends of mind act like they have tourette's, but they are medically perfectly fine. It's just like if you would be friends with someone that has a speech impediment or something. It's just something you were born with and can't really get rid of easily. I guess I would be embarrassed at first or unsure because I haven't met anyone with tourettes before. My wife's family have people with mild forms of Autism, which is pretty difficult as well to deal with. But they are really cool and really smart and can still function in social aspects surprisingly. So It's all about understanding what you have and then once that's out of the way, it's seeing if you are a cool person to hang out with or that we don't get along because we are too different people and our personalities don't mesh. But I wouldn't let a (for lack of a better word) disability of any kind or level change my relationship with a person or determine my relationship with a person. Besides, you seem like a pretty cool chick and by your pics you have, it doesn't seem like it's set you back much either.0