Tourette Syndrome, with its involuntary muscle movements and vocalisations called tics, can make life unbearable for those with the condition and for their loved ones.
Greg Dyett with Aaron Lewis

10 Mar 2014 - 2:08 PM  UPDATED 11 Mar 2014 - 4:28 PM

A teenager in the United States, Zack Lamb, has such a severe case that doctors had to put him in an induced coma to try to bring his condition under control.

Now his family is considering a rare surgical procedure, and they've allowed Dateline's cameras to chronicle their story.

Journalist Aaron Lewis told Greg Dyett about the teenager's debilitating condition and the operation that might give him a second chance.