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Prognosis of Tourette Syndrome

Prognosis of Tourette Syndrome: Good. Normal life span. Not degenerative. May improve with age. ...see also Overview of Tourette Syndrome

Prognosis for Tourette Syndrome: There is no cure for TS; however, the condition in many individuals improves as they mature. Individuals with TS can expect to live a normal life span. Although TS is generally lifelong and chronic, it is not degenerative. In a few cases, complete remission occurs after adolescence. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Tourette Syndrome Information Page: NINDS) ...see also Overview of Tourette Syndrome

Onset of Tourette Syndrome: usually 7-8 years of age


Complications of Tourette Syndrome from the Diseases Database include:

Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Tourette Syndrome.

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Tourette Syndrome usually refers to the likely outcome of Tourette Syndrome. The prognosis of Tourette Syndrome may include the duration of Tourette Syndrome, chances of complications of Tourette Syndrome, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Tourette Syndrome, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Tourette Syndrome. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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