Category: Disabilities

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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New Stories Added!

Please check out all the new stories added, of some more extremely brave people who have chosen to share their stories in the aid to help raise more awareness of our disorder. I would like to personally thank, each and every person who has and is, sharing their stories. THANK YOU! 😀 Andrea X

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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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Exciting Week Ahead!

This week I have a lot going on, so I have to somehow find the energy and strength to both get up early, and stay going! Unfortunately yesterday I had problems with my blog “dystoniasuffer.com” (Dystonia & Functional Movement Disorder Sufferer). I found myself unable to get into my site as I could not for …

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Never a Give Up!

  Check out my new post on my blog at: www.dystoniasufferer.com Where I talk about not giving up on fighting to have all your symptoms checked, and not to let the Drs tell you everything is Functional and leave you to just live with the problems. If you believe there is definitely something wrong, and …

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Nominated For – National Diversity Awards 2015!

We have been nominated for the very prestigious, National Diversity Awards 2015. For our Functional Movement Disorder Community Group, in the Disabled section. Yes you read that right, I was very surprised myself. Though we are an online group, Functional Movement Disorder Page, and website, we can make a massive impact to society all around …

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The Start Of Functional Movement Disorder Awareness Week

As the start of our awareness week is here again, we need to push our awareness as much as we can, The more we share, the more people see, the more questions are asked, and the more understanding of our rare movement disorder is known and learnt about.    Share, because we care. This disorder …

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