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Is Tourette's syndrome common in children with ADHD?

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Very few children have Tourette's syndrome, but many people with it also have ADHD. Tourette's syndrome is a neurological condition that causes various nervous tics and repetitive mannerisms. Some people with Tourette's syndrome may blink often, clear their throats frequently, snort, sniff, or bark out words. Sometimes, these tics can be worsened by ADHD medication.

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National Institutes of Health.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on January 17, 2017

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National Institutes of Health.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on January 17, 2017

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