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Billie Eilish Opens Up About Living With Tourettes Syndrome

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On David Letterman's Netflix chat show, 'My Next Guest Needs No Introduction’, Billie Eilish was seen talking openly about her life with Tourettes Syndrome.

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In this show, American Singer Billie Eilish revealed that she was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome when she was only 11 years old.

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While speaking with David on the show, Billie started moving her head. She claimed this as one of Tourette's tics, according to a report.

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Tourette Syndrome is a disorder associated with the nervous system. It causes “tics” in the person. Tics are sudden twitches, movements, or sounds that people do repeatedly.

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These tics can not be controlled by the person. Examples of the tics includes blinking of eyes over and over again or making a grunting sound unwillingly.

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Having tics is like having hiccups. It includes body motions like blinking, sniffing, groaning, throat clearing, grimacing, shoulder motions, and head movements.

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"I don't tic at all, because the main tics that I do constantly, all day long, are like, I wiggle my ear back and forth and raise my eyebrow and click my jaw," said Billie.

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"These are things you would never notice if you're just having a conversation with me, but for me, they're very exhausting," Billie further added.

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The singer also revealed that people around her don't always react appropriately when she has a tic, Billie explained while talking about Tourettes Syndrome.