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Causes of Tics

Causes of Tics

The exact cause of tics is not known, but genetics plays a role. Chemical and structural abnormalities in the brain are found in individuals with tics.

List of causes of Tics

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Tics) that could possibly cause Tics includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Tics

Causes of Tics (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Tics that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Tics: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Tics, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Tics:

Tics: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Tics: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Tics as a symptom:

Conditions listing Tics as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Tics. Our database lists the following as having Tics as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Tics:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Tics may be found in:


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