Hannah’s Story #Voices4FND In 2009 I burnt out and was diagnosed with a Functional Neurological Disorder. I would twitch and jerk in response to sound or touch. I looked like a peculiar air drummer, with no rhythm. These disorders, which in other people can cause a whole host of symptoms,
Lauren’s Story #Voices4FND I have had FND for 12 years, but was misdiagnosed for 8 of those years. I had my first official FND spell at the age of 10, and I am now 22. My spells present themselves as non epileptic seizures on the left side of my body
Sophia’s Story #Voices4FND I am 38 years old and I have five children. I work Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). I went into hospital with stroke like symptoms and was diagnosed June 2020, unfortunately I spent my birthday in hospital lol. To be completely honest I didn’t know
Mike’s Story #Voices4FND Hello I’m Mike, I am 51 yrs old. I had my first seizure back in 2014, after a 4 year battled I was finally diagnosed with FND/NEAD in 2018. It has changed my life a lot meaning I cannot do things I use to love, like driving.
Toni’s Creativity #Voices4FND Charlotte shares her creativity for FND Awareness Day UK By Charlotte, Exmouth CLICK TO RETURN TO MAIN PAGE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on email Email
Becca’s Creativity #Voices4FND I have suffered with FND for 5 years experiencing seizures, fatigue, chronic pain and severe depression. I have found it extremely difficult to accept my condition as not many people have heard of it, even medical professionals often have no understanding around it and I have been
Nicola’s Story #Voices4FND I started having blackouts in 2009 and was diagnosed with Non epileptic seizures in 2011, i lost my vision & was hospitalized in 2015, after having numerous symptoms of FND for 3 years i was diagnosed in 2018 after again losing partial vision, this is still the
Tanya’s Story #Voices4FND I suffered with severe birth trauma after having my first baby due to complications, emergency c section and baby needing to be admitted to special care baby unit. This left me with post traumatic stress disorder and postnatal depression, however, this was never picked up. When I
Caroline’s Story #Voices4FND Myself and my husband are carers to our 12 year old daughter Clodagh who was diagnosed in July 2020. But we think it started back in August 2019 ,Clodagh was in and out of hospital constantly for 2 months before we got the diagnosis. She suffers very
Georgia’s Creativity #Voices4FND I was diagnosed with FND 2 years ago. I love all kinds of crafts and creativity but one thing I really love is rock painting. Above are 2 examples of rocks I have painted. An owl and a representation of The Polar Express (my favourite Christmas film).
Debbie’s Story #Voices4FND My husband was diagnoses 3 weeks ago. He has gone from decorating, driving and caring for our young son to not being able to leave the house. He has up to 8 what I can only think are seizures a day, he has developed a tick and
Shelby’s Story #Voices4FND I am 23 years old, diagnosed October 2020 after an accident at work had me laid up off sick, I subsequently lost my job due to the inability to contonue my job as a manual metalworking machinist. Following this I had pain in my shoulder, numbness in