Famous with nervous tics

Nervous tics consist of involuntary, repetitive movements of short duration. It can involve any part of the body and is aggravated in situations of stress, fatigue, nervousness or anxiety.

According to the doctor Rodolfo Solís Vivanco, from the Faculty of Psychology, of the UNAM , men tend to suffer more nervous tics, that is, four to one with respect to women; regularly, they inherit the symptoms from their children.

The UNAM ensures that eight out of every thousand children, between five and 10 years old, suffer nervous tics and only 50% correct them.

It is normal to appear from childhood, because it is the time when the brain and nervous system are developing, so it is rare that they do so after 18 years.


Famous with nervous tics

Maybe someone who is around you has nervous tics, but, do you know which celebrities or contemporary personalities have suffered this condition? Know them!

  1. Zac Efron: The protagonist of the High School Musical films in the United States compulsively scratches his arms until he hurts himself.
  2. Robert Pattinson: The actor of the Twilight saga has the habit of constantly holding his hands to his head.
  3. Ramón "Palito" Ortega: The idol of the Argentine song of the 80s sticks its tongue out when speaking more than usual.
  4. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The composer played with his hands incessantly and hit the floor with his foot.
  5. Samuel Johnson: The English writer emitted sounds, as if he chewed or crowed, moved his feet, twirled his fingers and twisted his hands.

Nervous tics do not constitute a risk to health because it is not a disease in itself, explains Rodolfo Solís Vivanco.

"It is a stereotyped, sudden or sudden, unpredictable and repetitive movement that involves skeletal muscle groups, which mainly has to do with the face, neck or shoulders.

"Winks, grimaces, nose movements and frowning are the most common, which means that they almost always appear on the face," says the doctor.

The specialists of the UNAM point out that there are pharmacological or therapeutic treatments to control them; are indicated for whom this alteration represents a problem in daily life. And you, do you have a nervous twitch? How do you control it?

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