Category Archive: Neurological Disorder

Dystonia Society – Questions & Answers with Professor Tom Warner

AS some of us suffer from Functional Dystonia, this can be really helpful. additionally anyone who suffers from the involuntary muscle spasms, this may help answer questions for you too.   Here is a link to The Dystonia Society website, that has the link to Dr Tom Warner. https://vimeo.com/127132876 He has very kindly answers lots …

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New Personal Stories To Read!

Please take time out to read our new sufferers stories, and catch up on the others. Other Sufferers Stories We have many brave people happy to share their stories, to give insight to raise awareness of our rare movement disorder. To help both other sufferers, their families and friends, but also the medical proffessionals that …

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FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT DISORDER! 17th to 23rd May.

FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT DISORDER!  17th to 23rd May. Every year we do a week long awareness push, to try to get people to find out and know about our very rare disorder problem, “Functional Movement Disorder“. This is a very rare Neurological Movement Disorder, doctors find it difficult to name what we have so it gets named …

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Aww I Hurt

Image from Google pictures. I’ve been busy all week, trying to write about my weekend away in London over the Bank Holiday weekend at the end of May. I will get it finished eventually, or maybe break it down into parts to get it posted. As it is all about mobility issues I had, that …

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FMD What’s the difference between the overlapping movement disorders? 

Functional Movement Disorder has many overlapping symptoms of other movement disorders, such as Dystonia, MS, Parkinson’s, Lyme Disease, Lupus, Chorea, and many, many other movement disorders. The difference being that whilst these others are an organic brain disorder, then some may possibly shorten life. The functional movement disorder is not, it is classed as psychological …

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It’s Our Functional Movement Disorder Awareness Week! 

During our week of Functional Movement Disorder Awareness, I would like to look at other things that may be part of the reason why we have this disorder. Anxiety, Depression, IBS (irritable bowel disease), all of which I myself suffer with, can impact upon the gut. It plays a big part in our daily lives. …

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Our Awareness Week Starts This Week! 😀

Let’s raise awareness through talking, and engaging with others. Show family, friends, groups, information or links about what Functional Movement Disorder symptoms are. Let’s try to grow awareness of what we go through, of what we suffer. 1 in 3 people who are seen by Neurologists, are diagnosed with some form of Functional Disorder! That’s …

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