Personal Stories


Bell's Palsy

Amy’s Story

Amy coped with her Bell’s palsy by blogging and posting pictures on social media.

Bell's Palsy

Catherine’s Story

Catherine’s had Bell’s palsy since childhood and fears her daughter will be bullied because of it.

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

Carol’s Story

Carol spent nearly a week in agony before a doctor realised she had shingles in her ear.

Bell's Palsy

Marcus’s Story

Marcus thought he had an Army career for life, but Bell’s palsy had other plans for him.

Bell's Palsy

Helen’s Story

Helen has had recurring Bell’s palsy seven times in total over the past 13 years.

Bell's Palsy

Clare’s Story

Clare shares her story of how Bell’s palsy struck on Christmas Day and changed her life.

Facial Palsy From Birth

Moebius Syndrome

Kristy’s Story

Kristy was only diagnosed after a chance meeting.

Bell's Palsy

Lynne’s Story

Lynne has really struggled with losing her smile since getting Bell’s palsy.

Facial Palsy From Birth

Moebius Syndrome

Jade’s Story

Born with Moebius syndrome, Jade shares her story.

Bell's Palsy

Donna’s Story

A diagnosis of Bell’s palsy made Donna re-evaluate her life, she now promotes body positivity.

Bell's Palsy

Lois’s Story

Ex nurse Lois, from Wales, knew she hadn’t had a stroke when she woke up Bell’s palsy in 2018.

Bell's Palsy

Milly’s Story

Milly was diagnosed with Bell’s palsy at age 15 just as she started her GCSEs.