Wonderful video of teen with Tourette's cooking an omelette


This gal has a great sense of humour - which is just as well as this condition must be bloody frustrating. Still she has a big following on no bleep youtube:


Still more impulse control than Donald Trump.


Officially no, as “onset during adolescence” is one of the diagnostic criteria for Tourette’s. However, assorted causes can bring on a Tourette’s-like disorder in adulthood.

Note that coprolalia is a feature of only a small minority of Tourette’s cases. It’s primarily a movement disorder.


In one of his books, Dr. Oliver Sacks describes a very successful surgeon who has Tourette’s. In surgery, all is perfection; no ticks or odd movements. Elsewhere, though…


Quoting myself from a previous time this came up:


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