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The wardrobe syndrome

The wardrobe syndrome
… or locked in syndrome in the artistic and written version.

Once upon a time, before the Internet on such
a scale as it is today, came to Poland, there were people who also wrote. 553 more words


What would you do if your Health Insurance said "No."

What would you do?

Imagine wakening from a deep sleep to find yourself fully conscious but unable to move any voluntary muscles save for the muscles that control your vertical eye movements.

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Is your loved-one's care home acting illegally? 10 tips.

I have recently been embroiled in a case which has concerned me so much that I write this blog in the hope it helps others. 499 more words

Locked In Syndrome

MindRDR demonstrates how thought alone could control Google Glass [Video]

It sounds like a pretty cool idea right there, but for those with medical conditions that don’t allow them to control Glass by voice or touch – such as those with locked-in syndrome – this could change their lives. 227 more words


Doctors are not God! 10 tips for doctors.

So how do I know?

My husband was told in the first few days after my own catastrophic brainstem stroke:

‘She’d be better off dead.’ 694 more words

Locked In Syndrome

One locked-in sufferer is back on her feet - after 17 years!

This website was set up primarily to goad, urge, chivvy and generally encourage people who have been paralysed or severely disabled by stroke and locked-in syndrome, along with their families, doctors, nurses and carers. 288 more words

Peter C's Blog

Meeting Kate

Within just days of my stroke, my Dad had gone in to overdrive – reading everything he could find on brainstem strokes and locked-in-syndrome. He was not willing to accept the prognosis given to me by the medical team. 823 more words