blobWho are we?
blobNEAD in numbers
blobHow this site works
blobContact us
blobWhat are non-epileptic attacks?
blobAre NEAs common?
blobWhat do NEAs look like?
blobWhat do NEAs feel like?
blobWhat about my other symptoms?
blobHow are NEAs diagnosed?
blobDo I have epilepsy?
blobHow to feel about the diagnosis
blobWhat causes my attacks?
blobEarly life factors?
blobWhy do NEAs start?
blobWhat can trigger further attacks?
blobWhy have the attacks not stopped?
blobHow do these factors act together?
blobHow can stress cause symptoms?
blobWhat if people don't believe me?
blobWhat do I tell people?
blobWhat should people do?
blobWhat can I/my family do to help?
blobHow can I help myself get better?
blobShould I stop doing anything?
blobWhat can my family do?
blobWhat if I get worse?
blobIs there any treatment for NEAs?
blobWhat can help?
blobWhat is psychological treatment?
blobDifferent types of psychotherapy?
blobWho can help?
blobWill I recover?
blobHow can I find out more?
blobCan I drive with NEAD?
blobCan I still claim benefits?
blobAre there any support groups?
blobYour personal stories
blobFurther Support
Mark says: 'The farthest I’ve been outside is to put the rubbish out, in case I have a seizure.'
Janet says: ‘I have been to see another Neurologist,he thinks I have migraines and NEAD he has put me on Amitrityline however I have been fitting about 30min after taking them and am not sleeping very well.’
Paula says: ‘My daughter has given up college because all her confidence has gone. She is frightened of having an attack whilst there’

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