Someone I know was recently diagnosed with "nervous tic disorder" and I've been doing some research on the subject. Apparently a significant percentage of people have or have had tics at one point in their life, but they are often mild or unnoticed. This has also made me freak out a little bit because the other day someone pointed out to me that "you always clear your throat before you speak." That's technically a vocal tic. I'm a corporate trainer and spend a large part of my day at work speaking in front of groups of people. I feel like I need to have a clear voice and if I don't clear it first, my voice sounds phlegmy. So my research has lead me to believe that there are no medications specifically designed to deal with tics, but some antipsychotics seem to work occasionally, altho they have horrible side effects. If you have tics, what were they, how bad were they, and what kind of treatment have you tried, and how did it work?