Functional neurologic symptom disorder

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What is functional neurologic symptom disorder?

Functional Neurologic Symptom Disorder is a disorder where a person experiences neurological symptoms due to a problem with the central nervous system. Common symptoms may include generalized weakness, movement disorders, and blackouts.

Common symptoms reported by people with functional neurologic symptom disorder

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for functional neurologic symptom disorder

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Compare treatments taken by people with functional neurologic symptom disorder

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Who has functional neurologic symptom disorder on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 34 say functional neurologic symptom disorder is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 7
30s 6
40s 12
50s 20
60s 6
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 6
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 5
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 6
Female 49

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 22
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from functional neurologic symptom disorder patients who have completed their condition history
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