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Becomes involved in new activities that are of great interest. Tics often improve while your child is focused on an activity as long as there is not a lot of surrounding stress or agitation from being overexcited.
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:
Is in a new place, such as at a new friend's house.
Is in a new situation, such as having someone new over for dinner.
Knows that someone is watching for tics, such as a doctor.
After holding back tics, most children will soon have a short period afterward when tics are noticeably worse.
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