Can you live a normal life with FND?

Yes, it is possible to live a normal life with functional neurological disorder (FND).

While FND can be a chronic and debilitating condition that can impact daily life, it is not a progressive or degenerative condition, and it is not associated with a shortened lifespan.

Treatment for FND typically involves a multi-disciplinary approach that addresses both physical and psychological factors, which can help patients manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life. This may include physical therapy, occupational therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, stress reduction techniques, medication, and other approaches.

With the right treatment and support, many patients with FND are able to manage their symptoms and lead fulfilling lives. It is important to work with a healthcare professional experienced in the treatment of FND to develop a comprehensive treatment plan that addresses your specific needs and symptoms.

Additionally, joining a support group or connecting with others who have FND can provide a sense of community and support.