Category: Disabled

Check out the new leaflets & published information pages

Information is key! I have posted on a few leaflets / PDF’s, and some published neurological papers written by Doctors and Consultants. They are in the drop down “Interesting Medical Papers & Information” tab. There are some interesting papers if you want to read up on this disorder, and things related to the brain. I …

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Constant Involuntary Muscle Spasm!

I implore and question any psychologist or psychiatrist , why do you believe “Talking Therapy” can help Functional Movement Disorder? My leg has been in a constant involuntary muscle spasm for over five hours now! I am not sure how a person is supposed to stay positive when they live in constant pain. With the …

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STRESS – is it a main contributory factor?

Stress can have a massive impact on both a persons brain and body, I sufferer from a condition called Functional Movement Disorder. This is a psychogenic neurological disorder, caused by past build up of life stresses that at a certain point made my brain in effect suddenly have a disconnection of the central nervous system. …

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Did You Know??

The Brain is made up of a Hundred Billion Neurons? All those neurons fire chemical responses to one another, sending requests for all our body movements. The brain is the most fascinating part of the body, the one part we will probably never ever fully understand. Functional Movement Disorder, is one of the one things …

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Unexplained Psychological Illness Linked To Brain Abnormalities

A must read for any Psychogenic Disorder sufferers! A very interesting piece in the Psych Central, regarding how the brain in psychological patients does actually change whilst having a psychogenic episode! That the psychogenic function difference shows up on a PET Scan even whilst the patient is, or is not, having a psychogenic episode. http://psychcentral.com/news/2013/02/27/unexplained-psychological-illness-linked-to-brain-abnormalities …

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Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Information for all disabled people who claim benefits, and the new upcoming change to our DLA and Mobility benefits system payments with effect from 8th April 2013. When will it effect you? Claiming PIP https://www.gov.uk/pip-checker This is the link to check on when you may be effected by the new Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and …

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Date of UK driving licence law announced

Information Friday 8 March is the date when the new driving regulations for people with epilepsy will become law. The changes are on the Epilepsy website, see the link below for all further information: http://www.epilepsy.org.uk/news/news/date-uk-driving-licence-law-announced This is very important information for any drivers, please check it out. I hope this information helps 🙂

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