Relaxation training for tics and Tourette's syndrome
Insufficient evidence – there either hasn’t been any research on this treatment option or there is a small amount of evidence with unclear conclusions.
Relaxation training involves learning techniques that can help you feel calmer and more aware of your body, such as deep breathing exercises and muscle relaxation techniques.
There isn’t much evidence to suggest that relaxation training can help with Tourette’s syndrome.
Treatments outlined on these webpages may not be available in every local area. It’s important that you discuss with your GP or mental health professional the treatment options available to you. You can also search for services near you on our Youth Wellbeing Directory and find out more about referral processes here.