Tourette syndrome (TS) and other tic disorders rarely ever occur alone. According to the Tourette Association, tic disorders most commonly occur with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).
They also often co-exist alongside depression, anxiety, learning disabilities, sensory processing disorder, and autism.I have had mild tics for many years — some which are more bothersome than others.
It was not something that was ever medically addressed, as is the case for many people with tic disorders (Most — although not all— tic disorders are not severe and do not need medical treatment.) I remember being in third or fourth grade and needing to make a clicking sound with my tongue as well as having the urge to sniff my hand repeatedly (which I still do today).Read more on themighty.com