Symptoms, types and treatment of nerve tics in a child, as well as tips on how to effectively get rid of them
Any short-term involuntary simple movement that occurs due to the contraction of one or more muscles by an erroneous brain command is called hyperkinesis. If the inappropriately made movement becomes rapid, repetitive, this phenomenon is called a tick.
This can affect not only the muscular apparatus, but also the vocal. Along with movements, these can be smacking, uttering some sounds, etc. A person understands that these manifestations are inappropriate, but they can not cope with them. Unfortunately, this problem occurs more and more often and is manifested in an average of every fourth child under the age of 10 years.
Among neurological diseases in childhood, it occupies one of the leading places. Further we suggest to learn what it is; a nervous tic in a child, what are the causes of eye twitches, coughing and coughing, shoulder movements and other symptoms, how to get rid of it, how to treat infants and what is the treatment for older children.
The mechanism of the appearance of tics is complex and, for many issues, is not definitively defined. All researchers agree that It involves not only genetic but also psychological factors, as well as possible organic damage to the brain in the perinatal period.
To have a nervous tic, you need a coincidence of at least three factors:
- Predisposition, which is often called heredity. Often, with tics, it is found that the father or grandfather had the same problem, and the mother or grandmother suffered from a neurosis of obsessive conditions.