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Could your unintentional, uncontrollable movements be

tardive dyskinesia?

Tardive dyskinesia (TD) may appear as mild to severe twitching, shaking, or jerking in the hands, feet, face, or torso.

Involuntary blinking, tongue movements, and other unintentional, uncontrollable movements can also be signs of TD. If you are taking certain prescription medicines for mental health conditions and are experiencing uncontrollable movements, you might have TD.1,2

Learn more about the symptoms of TD

1 IN 4 People

who are taking medications for conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression may develop uncontrollable movements of TD.2,3

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References: 1. Warikoo N, Schwartz T, Citrome L. Tardive dyskinesia. In: Schwartz TL, Megna J, Topel ME, eds. Antipsychotic Drugs. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers. 2013:235-258. 2. Waln O, Jankovic J. An Update on Tardive Dyskinesia: From Phenomenology to Treatment.Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov. 2013;3:1-11. 3. Tardive dyskinesia. National Alliance on Mental Illness website. https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Treatment/Mental-Health-Medications/Tardive-Dyskinesia. Accessed July 26, 2019.

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