World’s Most Severe Tourette’s Case Doesn’t Want a Cure
18 Aug 2019
No one forgets an encounter with Bianca Saez. When Tara Brown first met her 11 years ago, Bianca was 16 and had the worst case of Tourette Syndrome doctors had even seen. She was a hostage to uncontrollable, violent tics and sudden outbursts of extraordinary expletives. Bianca lived at the mercy of her troubled mind until doctors performed radical brain surgery. Instantly, and for two miraculous weeks, she was free of her Tourette’s. But then, cruelly, infections set in and the operation had to be reversed. Today, Bianca still suffers severely from Tourette’s, but she has learnt to navigate the near impossible. She has found love, independence and happiness… even though she still swears like a trooper.
Tags: Health, Human behaviors, Mental Health, Science and Medicine, Tourette Syndrome
This article originally appeared on Transcend Media Service (TMS) on 7 Oct 2019.
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