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How I Significantly Increased my Energy Levels in 30 Days

I significantly increased my energy levels in 30 days! Did I just say that?! I can hardly believe it myself. I have battled with fatigue as one of my predominant symptoms of FND for nine years. Even when I was in “remission,” I still battled with fatigue every day. It was mostly mild unless I …

My Visit to the National Institutes of Health and What to Expect

I saw Dr. Mark Hallett and his team at The National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the department of National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) in early 2017. It was there that I was finally diagnosed with functional paroxysmal dystonia instead of “stress/psychosomatic.” Functional paroxysmal dystonia falls under the Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) …

Functional Neurological Disorder | Functional Movement Disorder | FMD | FND | FND Research

More Proof that Functional Movement Disorders are Real and NOT “All in Our Head”

You have no idea how excited I am to share this news! There’s further evidence that shows Functional Movement Disorder (FMD), a subset of Functional Neurological Disorder, is very much real. Studies have now shown FMD has a biological aspect, and there are functional and structural changes in the brain. This means that FMD is …

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My FND Journey Part III: The Relapse – Denial and then Acceptance

About six weeks after the birth of my second child, I started to relapse, and I went into major denial about it. At first I thought I was having a few bad days because the temperature went up to 70 degrees in December 2015. I was thrilled I could take my kids outside to play …

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My Symptoms of Functional Neurological Disorder (FND)

Hi There! I decided to share my symptoms in case you were curious about FND or if you’re searching for answers regarding your own symptoms. By the way, if you do have similar symptoms, I’d love to know! I’ve only met one other person who had very similar symptoms to me. Below are three different …