What’s the Best Treatment for ADHD and Tourette’s?
Dr. Barbara Coffey on stimulant medication and tics
Tourette’s syndrome is often diagnosed alongside attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Barbara Coffey, MD, of Mount Sinai Medical Center and the Icahn School of Medicine talks about how treating the ADHD effectively is really important, as Tourette’s symptoms tend to subside but ADHD continues. And research shows that certain stimulant medications for ADHD don’t increase tics significantly.