Personal Stories


Bell's Palsy

Amanda’s Story

Amanda shares her experiences of Bell’s palsy in pregnancy and her wish for more awareness.

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Amelia’s Story

A recovery story: Amelia Tearle wrote this insightful article about her experiences with Bell’s palsy.

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Cathy’s Story

Cathy contracted shingles which resulted in the right side of her face becoming paralysed.

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Craig’s Story

Thirty-three year old Craig describes the day he developed Bell’s palsy as ‘the day I died’.

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Dan’s Story

Insight into the physical and psychological metamorphosis following a Bell’s palsy diagnosis.

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Darren’s Story

A recovery story: Darren kept a Bell’s palsy diary, which is helpful to those newly diagnosed.

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Gilly’s Story

A recovery story: Gilly shared her Bell’s palsy story with us to give hope to those newly diagnosed.

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Hannah’s Story

Hannah shares her ‘survival list’ for those newly diagnosed with Bell’s palsy.

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Hannah C’s Story

Hannah describes her struggle to find the help she desperately needed.

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Helen’s Story

A recovery story: Helen developed Bell’s palsy 11 weeks after giving birth.

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Jacquie’s Story

Jacquie would like to see more support for children and families of people with Bell’s palsy.

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James’ Story

A recovery story: James was playing handball at the Copper Box just two weeks later.