We Need to Talk about TikTok and Tourette’s: 9/13/2022

Not long ago, I started getting tons of videos on my TikTok feed featuring young girls exhibiting what seemed to be involuntary outbursts or “tics” commonly associated with Tourette’s syndrome. I started looking into it and found out Tourette’s—or something like it—seems to be spreading like wildfire among young girls around the world, and the common denominator is TikTok. Do you think TikTok is causing an outbreak of Tourette’s in young girls?

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