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Sunday, March 9, 2014
Anxiety and Stress Disorders (Children)
Simple Motor Tic
My oldest son has a simple motor tic (eye rolling), is it likely that his two younger brothers will also develop a tic?
Simple tics as you describe are quite common in childhood (10% of the population) the likelihood that younger siblings will also develop a tic while increased above the general population is still exceedingly low.
Floyd R Sallee, MD
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati