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Tics and Tourette’s Syndrome

 Tics are repetitive, stereotyped, involuntary movements and vocalizations.  They can be classified as transient or simple, chronic, or as part of diagnosing Tourette’s syndrome (TS).  Transient/simple tics are sudden, brief, simple movements.  Common simple motor tics include eye blinking, facial … Continue reading

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The Central Nervous System

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Insomnia

Many Americans suffer from insomnia, and prescription sleep aids are becoming a very big business.  However, many of these medications can be addictive, cause abnormal sleep patterns, and have significant side effects.  Morning drowsiness is commonly reported, which can lead … Continue reading

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Understanding Gluten Intolerance

Gluten in a complex mixture of proteins found in many grains, including wheat, barley, and rye.  The proteins are grouped into gliadins and glutenins, and these proteins are what allow bread to rise in the baking process.  Testing has shown … Continue reading

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