Personal Stories


Bell's Palsy

Paul’s Story

Paul would like to see more awareness amongst doctors, particularly in A&E.

Bell's Palsy

Samantha’s Story

Samantha developed Bell’s palsy in March 2017 whilst pregnant with twin girls.

Facial Palsy From Birth

Frey’s Story

Frey was born with facial palsy. Now a writer, she uses her work as an escape from reality.

Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome

Sarah’s Story

Sarah’s Bell’s palsy was actually Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome.

Bell's Palsy

Katey’s Story

Katey has struggled to access specialist follow-up care for Bell’s palsy.

Facial Palsy From Birth

Moebius Syndrome

Zoe’s Story

Oxford University graduate Zoe found love at 41.

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

Vhari’s Story

Receiving prompt treatment, Vhari made an excellent recovery from Ramsay Hunt syndrome.