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What area of the brain does dysgraphia effect? what area of

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what area of the brain does dysgraphia effect?
what area of the brain does Tourette's syndrome effect?
if so why?
what else could someone with both experience?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 9 months ago.


This is Dr. Bonilla. I understand your concerns.

No specific area in the brain has been linked to dysgraphia.

Tourette's syndrome is related to abnormal activity on the basal ganglia in the brain. A person with both syndromes can experience learning and motor disabilities. Let me know if you have any other questions.

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
has any brain research been done on dysgraphia that one was born with? could the stress of dysgraphia enhance tourettes symptoms?
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 9 months ago.

You can use this link: to find a relevant article for treatment. There is no research showing dysgraphia and tourette's syndrome related. Please rate my answer.


Customer: replied 9 months ago.
how long have you been a doctor? and what field do you specialize in?
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 9 months ago.

11 years. Internal Medicine, Critical Care and Pulmonary.