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The exact cause of Tourette syndrome isn't known. It is likely to be caused by an interplay between genetic and environmental factors such as certain infections. Recent research on Tourette syndrome has found problems in certain brain regions and neurotransmitters (dopamine, serotonin and norepinephrine) that transmit messages between the nerve cells. These abnormalities may be responsible for the symptoms in Tourette syndrome. Read more: What Causes Tourette Syndrome? Article


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