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Remembering is everything

Remembrance Sunday is a day when we remember. We remember those that lost their lives fighting for a better Britain. We remember the everyday heroes that fought for our country, both on the battlefields and back at home. 499 more words


IgLON5: a new antibody disorder for neurologists

IgLON5 antibody syndrome first came to my attention in this paper from Lancet Neurology 2014. A passing phenomenon I thought but noted it in my… 113 more words


Dancing on the tables

I have been trying my best to get something rather important across over the past few years. I have written about my illness, and the effect is has had on both me and all my loved ones. 476 more words


What is recovery?

I went to see my consultant last week and got asked the same question she asks me every time; ‘in terms of percentages, how far would you say you have recovered?’ 490 more words



30 Things About My Invisible Illness You May Not Know

The illness I live with is: anti NMDA-r encephalitis

I was diagnosed with it in the year:

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What Is Acamprosate For Alcohol Addiction Treatment?

Acamprosate (or calcium acetyl homotaurinate) is known to be a safe and effective drug for treating alcohol addiction. It reduces alcohol cravings and it is often prescribed for up to 12 months after a person stops drinking. 322 more words


Disruption of Communication Between Two Regions of the Brain Contributes to Symptoms of Psychiatric Illnesses

Basically, when the synaptic transmission between the hippocampus and the prefrontal cortex is disrupted, symptoms of mental illnesses such as schizophrenia are seen. This has been known for a long time. 517 more words