I Don't Understand What Happened

Hi everyone, i'm bella, i'm 21 and i have conversion disorder.
It all started 2 years ago when my mom took me into the emergency room because i'm hypoglycemic and i argued with her the entire way. I was really upset about what she was doing and i resisted the doctors and nurses who tried to help me. (prob not the smartest move..but when you're hypoglycemic you don't really think too clearly). anyways they admitted me to a medical floor and the next morning i woke up, stood up out of bed and fell down. ever since that day i cannot use my legs. they're not paralyzed, i can move them, but i cannot  stand or walk at all, i cannot weight bear. i've been doing physio for a  year and no improvement. they try and make me stand with  a walker etc and i fall right down. i've seen neurologists, cardiologists, had scans, internists, conversion disorder specialists- everything. no one knows why it happened but it did. and i'm terrified that i'll never be able to walk again. on 2 different occasoins i lost my eyesight, which came back in a  week (so scary) and i lost movement of my arms for a month. but my legs never came back..i'm really scared. can anyone relate?
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18-21, F
4 Responses Oct 19, 2010

Yeah, no real answers , i too have similar condition, we just pray stay positive most of keep talk. Just image one day we all perfect whole earth beautiful no one sick, no more dying, violent. That hope i keep daily you can too.

Hey my Name is Virginia I have seizures maybe once a day and pass out for no reason. If you ever want to talk let me know

Hi bella.. My name is Tiffany and I am 29 years old and I was diagnosed with conversion disorder in August of 2011.. I first was first rushed to the hospital because people thought I was having a stroke. I have episodes that last from hours to days at a time that Paralyze my right side and I lose all motor function. I cant speak hear or see during my episodes and it is the worst feeling in the world. The hardest part of the whole thing is the lack of answers from the doctors ...And when they do give you answers they tell you that you will get better and then you never do.. My episodes have progressively gotten worse since they began and I understand your fear very well.. If you ever need to talk please feel free to get ahold of me

I have been suffering with Conversion Disorder for over three years now . i have been through seizures , not being able to walk or speech impaired , I have stroke like symptoms , I am unable to walk or talk or move my arms or legs for a day to weeks to even months . i have been hospitalized for several months seen neurologists and other doctors and Noone can do anything for me . it is the most scary thing I have been through in my life. Any suggestions