Tourette’s Syndrome

An inherited disorder that is characterized by tics. The most well-known manifestation of Tourette’s thanks to its media and film presentation is spontaneous cursing or blurting of swear words. However, Tourette’s patients may instead, or additionally, show tics such as twitching or swallowing. Tourette’s does not affect cognitive ability and is not immediately dangerous to patients.

However, the condition can cause plenty of embarrassment and discomfort to affected individuals and may lead them to feel depressed and alienated from their peers. Researchers agree that medical cannabis is one of the safest and most effective available treatments for sufferers of Tourette’s Syndrome.