Symptoms are usually noticed first in childhood and continues throughout person’s lifetime. Although Tourette’s is a chronic condition, most people experience their worst symptoms in early teen years and experience significant improvements as they grow into adulthood.
Best Method of Ingestion for This Condition
While the use of medical marijuana in patients with Tourette’s is still considered controversial, most people do agree that there are very limited choices of medications for people who suffer from Tourette’s. This limited selection has opened some professionals up to the idea of medical marijuana as a treatment.
Limited research has shown that medical marijuana improves tics and behavioral problems commonly associated with this condition. The data available shows positive effects with very little adverse effects associated with marijuana use. Users who smoked and vaporized got the most immediate and noticeable reduction of tics.
Disclaimer: Tourette’s is a condition characterized by persistent muscle spasms. Muscle spasms is a Nevada approved medical marijuana condition. See a list of all state-approved medical marijuana conditions. (10/15/16)