I think the majority or people would still say that epileptic seizures are the same. However, this is another myth that surrounds epilepsy and one that still needs to be addressed. There are in fact around 40 different types of seizures and each person with epilepsy may encounter one or a combination of different types. … Read moreNational Epilepsy Awareness Week
Dementia is described as a set of symptoms which may include memory loss, mood changes and difficulties with communicating and reasoning. Sometimes they are caused when the brain is damaged by other diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies to name a few. Some people with multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease … Read moreAlzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Awareness Week
Keeping fit works for me! Since Olivia’s birth 18 years ago and learning to adapt my life to that of a parent to a disabled young adult, I have had to deal with my own mental health issues. Every day of my life takes a different turn. It could be dealing with the everyday matters … Read moreMental Health Awareness Week 13-19 May
Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder and is the term used to describe uncontrollable and sometimes painful muscle spasms caused by incorrect signals from the brain. It is estimated to affect at least 70,000 people in the UK. How does Dystonia affect the nervous system? Dystonia disrupts the nervous systems ability to allow the brain … Read moreWhat is Dystonia?
Did you know it is estimated that around 100,000 people in the UK have Multiple sclerosis (MS) and I was surprised to read that it affects three times more woman than men and between the ages of 20 and 40. Once diagnosed MS will stay with you for life but the symptoms can be managed. … Read moreMultiple Sclerosis travel insurance in conjunction with the MS Society Awareness Week