Taking on Tourette's: Families Reveal Their Personal Struggles

"If you set your mind to it, and if you concentrate, you can do anything you want. And that's one thing that I believe in," said the teen entrepreneur.

Tourette Teens: Just Like Us

The one thing the four brave girls who lifted the veil on living with Tourette syndrome want you to know is if you look past the screaming, barking, swearing, and twitching and into their souls, you'll meet some remarkable children that, at their core, are just like everyone else.

Fortunately for those with Tourette syndrome, studies suggest that about one-third will outgrow their tics completely and another one-third will have them severely diminished to the point where they no longer seek treatment, Mink said. The remainder will still have to cope with the symptoms.

For more information on Tourette Syndrome, please contact the national Tourette Syndrome Association.

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