FND Hope Newsletter
Functional Neurological Disorder
- FND is due to a problem with the functioning of the nervous system and thought to be the result of the brain’s inability to send and receive signals properly, rather than disease.
- FND is the second most common reason for a neurological outpatient visit after headache/migraine.
- FND is more common than multiple sclerosis.
- FND symptoms are real
- FND can cause impairment in quality of life that is similar to other neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease or Epilepsy.