Home Page          Topic List



Tourette Syndrome is considered a chronic condition because the diagnosis requires that the tics be present for more than 1 year as in the definition of TS shown below.


The accepted medical usage of the word chronic is a persistent and lasting disease or medical condition, or one that that developed slowly.



Tourette Syndrome is a chronic

neurochemical disorder that causes involuntary movements and sounds known as tics.



 Home Page          Topic List