International FND Awareness Day Wishes and Quotes

International FND Awareness Day…

International FND (Functional Neurological Disorder) Awareness Day is observed every year on April 13. The goal of the week is to promote awareness, support affected individuals, and advance research for the prevention, treatment, and recovery of FND.

Functional Neurological Disorder or 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.

Patients experience a broad range of neurological symptoms such as movement disorders and sensory issues. Essentially, there is a problem with the functioning of the nervous system sending and/or receiving signals from the body. These symptoms appear similar to disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s and Epilepsy, and can be equally debilitating and distressing.

As knowledge of this condition has increased, it is now understood that FND stems from biological, environmental and psychological vulnerabilities.

Functional Neurological Disorder  affects the nervous system of the patients and hence results in the brain’s improper function and inability to respond to signals.

FND, or Functional Neurological Disorder, is a disorder that breaks down the communications between the brain and the body, even when both the brain and the body are functioning correctly. FND can mimic other conditions because varying patients can have symptoms ranging from chronic pain to immobility.

However, many patients that come into a doctor’s office get diagnosed with diseases that have routes in the organic body rather than that of the mind. With FND, the symptoms come from neither psychological or organic routes, but the pain still exists, hence why FND is not as widely heard of unlike diseases such as Parkinson’s Disease. Currently, the best treatment plans available are through physical therapy.

International FND Awareness Day Wishes and Quotes

“Wellness is not the lack of sickness, but the capacity to overcome sickness.”
Abhijit Naskar


To all my dear friends who are suffering from this disease, I hope you have a speedy recovery ahead.


 The International FND Awareness Day is a significant step towards spreading the need to be aware of neurological disorders.


All people need to be aware of and promote the importance of neurological disorders in people as certain conditions.


 Wishing all the people today on International FND Awareness Day, may all of us join hands together and aware of all about neurological disorders.

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The motto of the International FND Awareness Day is for the people to start giving importance to neurological disorders and to be aware of such diseases.


 Thank all the doctors and health workers, especially patients on International FND Awareness Day, to not lose hope and patience and fight neurological disorders.


The International FND Awareness Day promotes the need for awareness among people to know more about neurological disorders and fight together with the disease.


 All good wishes to people and families battling with neurological disorders. May this International FND Awareness Day give you the strength and hope to fight this.


The neurological disorders in persons leave them confused and stressed in need of potential treatment; the International FND Awareness Day brings such people aid.


 International FND Awareness Day is certainly a morale booster for all researchers and doctors to continue working on this and provide physical therapy to patients.


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