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Visit the Dystonia Awareness Information stall!

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Sue Williams, a lovely ADSG member at the Dystonia Awareness Stall at Greenwith Pharmacy. 299 more words

Australian Dystonia Support Group

As long as I can remember I have had some sort of a motor tic. Tics are considered “unvoluntary” because at times I can control the tic (like suppressing a cough) while at other times (most times)-I have zero control and the tic is “involuntary.” My pediatrician told me I would outgrow my tics after I went through puberty…still waiting on that one! 564 more words

Can acupuncture help with Blepharospasm?

Blepharospasm is an involuntary contraction of one of the muscles that controls the eyelids, causing them to close. This prolonged closure obstructs vision and can leave someone effectively blind, despite the fact their eyes are otherwise normal. 202 more words

Eye Conditions

Spilled Milk and Combat Boots

All the phone calls I am having to make right now are ruining my story writing ability plus changing what I’d write about my 7 hour day yesterday. 1,889 more words


Eight Days and So Many Cars

Because I just started writing, I have to preface a bunch of stuff for a while. One day I think I will be able to just get on here and write without all the background intel…or not. 1,987 more words


Help draw more attention and awareness to the movement disorder dystonia

Imagine what it would be like to be the middle of talking and discover you can’t shut your mouth for 10 minutes as your jaw muscles fight every effort to close it.  513 more words

Neurological Disorders