Archive for Category: Tics

What is PANDAS?

OVERVIEW The goal of this post is to describe the diagnosis of PANDAS: Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcus FEATURES OF PANDAS PANDAS is a group of neurological and psychiatric symptoms that are associated with streptococcal infections. Streptococcus...

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Tic treatments

OVERVIEW As discussed in the previous post, not all individuals with tics need medical treatment. When tics cause pain, interfere with daily activities, disrupt the classroom, or affect social functioning, treatment should be considered. Several treatment options are available....

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