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hi! i struggle with a tic disorder and the tics seem to be getting worse. does anyone have any coping mechanisms to help with calming them down? i keep having tic attacks and it's becoming exhausting to deal with.

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    • fedex

      461d

      I usually listen to music or draw as it distracts me from what's going on or even just talking

    • fedex

      461d

      I usually listen to music or draw as it distracts me from what's going on or even just talking

    • Claude03

      729d

      For me, I have to do something before a tic attack starts. As long as the ticing hasn’t gotten too bad, distracting myself from it sometimes helps. When having a tic attack, I take a shower and then go to sleep. Those are the only things that I know to work for me

    • rj.crow

      742d

      if it’s stress or anxiety related, lightly tapping on my collar bone and taking a few deeps breaths can help me hold them off long enough to get to a safe space. other than that, make sure you’re getting enough sleep, and maybe try to avoid getting cold. myself and some other people find that cold makes tics worse. holding in tics really isn’t a good idea, so finding safe places to go when your tics start getting bad is probably the best option in a pinch

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