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Harlow woman … going blind overnight – Essex Live | Functional Neurological Disorder

[Trigger warning: Suicide ideation and attempts.] Four years ago, Stacey lost her sight overnight. She woke up to pure darkness, something she had always had a fear of. Now, she is having to isolate alone in her flat and deal with the challenges of lockdown. Source: Harlow woman tried to kill herself twice after going […]

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More awareness for FND with tv programme and building lights | Western Telegraph

AWARNESS of a frightening neurological condition, which has sufferers in Pembrokeshire, is being heightened in the coming weeks. Source: More awareness for FND with tv programme and building lights | Western Telegraph

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It took a decade, but finally some pain relief with Functional Neurological Disorder | Life 2.0 | Eve Reiland

Originally posted on The Ghost Beneath Me:
Yesterday at 4:51 AM?·? This past round of PTSD illnesss and flashbacks took some time. Took weeks and weeks I think. It’s hard for me to say … I just know it’s been a long while now since I’ve felt relief from it. I believe it was in…

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Norfolk wheelchair users waiting years for accessible home | Politics | Eastern Daily Press

Wheelchair users have today described the distress of waiting years for an accessible home. Source: Norfolk wheelchair users waiting years for accessible home | Politics | Eastern Daily Press

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Trauma-Related Brain Disorder: When PTSD Caused Functional Neurological Disorder … | Eve Reiland

Note: Just some thoughts prompted by the article: Functional neurological disorders associated with early life trauma Functional Neurological Disorder is what my disability is called and they’re learning more about it every day. Interesting, hadn’t heard Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) referred as a trauma-related brain disorder. I was educated the root of it was PTSD […]

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Derbyshire man hopes to raise awareness about his incurable condition – Derbyshire Live

FND is an incurable condition which means that messages are incorrectly sent or received by the brain, leaving sufferers with a range of symptoms including non-epileptic seizures, tiredness and chronic pain. Source: Derbyshire man hopes to raise awareness about his incurable condition – Derbyshire Live

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We Asked YouTubers Who Have Tiny Audiences But Keep Vlogging Anyway: Why? – VICE

The answer’s more heartwarming than you think. Source: We Asked YouTubers Who Have Tiny Audiences But Keep Vlogging Anyway: Why? – VICE