Georgina holding a piece of paper that says "I am 19 years old and a warrior living with EDS + FND".

I Live with a Highly Misunderstood and Complicated Neurological Disorder That No One Believes

I’m living with a chronic illness called Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) which I developed after trauma. There are many different types of FND, but some of the presentations I have are dissociative seizures (Non-Epileptic Attack Disorder), functional limb weakness and functional tremors. Neurosymptoms.org has information on living with FND and the different presentations of it. You can …

The book The Body Keeps the Score held up in front of the camera. Georgina is sitting in the background listening to music.

Functional Neurological Disorder: The Common Neurological Condition You’ve Never Heard Of

If Functional Neurological Disorder is so common then why have I never heard of it? You may not have heard of FND, but Functional Neurological Disorder goes by many names, including: Functional Movement Disorder (FMD) Non-Epileptic Attack Disorder (NEAD) Functional Neurological Symptoms (FNS) Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder Non-Epileptic Seizures (NES) Psychogenic Seizures Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures …