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Study: Tourette Link to Strep Throat?

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  • Study: Tourette Link to Strep Throat?

    Researchers compared children diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Tourette syndrome, or other tic conditions with children without these conditions. They found that children with one of the disorders were twice as likely to have had a strep infection within three months of diagnosis.

    But the link is still considered controversial by some in the field of childhood psychiatry.

    More information can be found in this medically referenced article on Web MD

    WebMd will open in a new browser window, so after referring to the article, simply close the WebMD browser window, and you'll be back in the TSFC Forum.

    Do you have any personal evidence of this finding?
    Steve

    Dum spiro spero....While I breathe, I hope

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