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('where does it come from??')


Question 103: Hi Dr. Mckinlay. My name is B. and my class watched your movie Lifes A Twitch and I really enjoyed it. I have a question for you. Do you know how people get Tourettes or is it just something that happens? NS, Canada.

Question 21: I have TS and just recently started reading about the condition as I never realized how common it is. According to my Mother, her Mother (who died when I was a baby) had a mild case of TS although they did not know exactly what it was at the time. My question is about the likelihood that I would pass the condition on to any children I might decide to have. I realize it is genetic, but have not found any information stating specifics about the genetic factors involved. Thank you in advance for your help as this is weighing heavy on my mind these days. Texas, USA.

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