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Initial Findings From Arizona State University Research

By on 3 January 2016 in News

Sometime ago, we were asked to take part in research being conducted at Arizona State University into how emotions affect the brain, particularly in regard to non epileptic seizures. The research project is ongoing but some initial findings have been sent out in a letter to participants which are as follows: What are “non-epileptic seizures”? […]

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Christmas and NEAD

By on 11 December 2015 in General
Christmas and NEAD

At this time of year, we are bombarded with adverts for the ‘perfect’ Christmas. Families are shown happily gathered at tables groaning with food. Children are always delighted with the gifts they have been given. Homes are decorated with style and taste. Of course, the reality is totally different; there are tears and tantrums, half […]

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What is EMDR?

By on 29 October 2015 in General

EMDR stands for ‘Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing’. It’s a form of integrative therapy that is proving effective for people who have suffered from a traumatic experience such as abuse, a natural disaster, a bad accident etc. Some people with NEAD are being offered it as an alternative to cognitive behavioural therapy. So, how does […]

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Coping With Fatigue

By on 5 October 2015 in General
Coping With Fatigue

Anyone who has a long term chronic health condition will often tell you that it is not the pain or the medication side effects which are the hardest things to deal with but the extreme fatigue. The same is true for people with NEAD. Trying to explain fatigue to other people can be hard. It’s not […]

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Stress in NEAD: What is it and why do we feel it?

By on 20 May 2015 in General
Stress in NEAD: What is it and why do we feel it?

Stress is one of those words that get thrown around very casually. We talk about being ‘stressed’ when faced with a choice of which dress to buy for an important event or when we can’t find the charger for our mobile phone. So when a diagnosis of NEAD is given and the person is told […]

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