Name  Tinnitus
Related to/Also known as 

 

Symptoms of Tinnitus

"Tinnitus is often described as a ringing in the ears. It also can sound like roaring, clicking, hissing, or buzzing. It may be soft or loud, high pitched or low pitched. You might hear it in either one or both ears."

Source: Link opens in new window Medline Plus (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

Useful National contacts British Tinnitus Association
Link opens in new window www.tinnitus.org.uk
Find your nearest support group:
www.tinnitus.org.uk/find-a-support-group

Action On Hearing Loss
Link opens in new window www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk
Online resources Tinnitus (NHS Choices)
Link opens in new window www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Tinnitus/Pages/Introduction.aspx
Tinnitus (Contact A Family)
Link opens in new window www.cafamily.org.uk/medical-information/conditions/t/tinnitus/?page=2&f=T
'Complementary therapy for tinnitus - an opinion' (British Tinnitus Association, July 2015)
Link opens in new window www.tinnitus.org.uk/complementary-therapy-for-tinnitus---an-opinion
News and events  
Our resources

The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Tinnitus and on a wide range of disability related issues.

Name Tourette Syndrome
Related to/Also known as Tourette's syndrome
Symptoms of Tourette Syndrome
Tourette Syndrome is a neurological disorder characterised by multiple tics, which are sudden, repetitive involuntary movements and sounds. The condition varies greatly in its severity. Children may also have other behavioural problems.
Types  
Useful national contacts Tourettes Action
Link opens in new window www.tourettes-action.org.uk
Helpline: 0330 777 8427
Find your nearest support group:
Link opens in new window www.tourettes-action.org.uk/10-ta-groups.html?8
Online resources Tourette's Syndrome (NHS Choices)
Link opens in new window www.nhs.uk/conditions/tourette-syndrome/pages/introduction.aspx
Tourette's Syndrome (TS) (NHS Choices video)
A neurologist talks about Tourette's syndrome
Link opens in new window www.nhs.uk/video/Pages/Tourettesyndrome.aspx

Tourette's Syndrome: Joanna's story (NHS Choices video)
Link opens in new window www.nhs.uk/video/pages/tourettessyndromerealstory.aspx
How Tourette's Syndrome affects learning (About Learning Disabilities)
Link opens in new window www.aboutlearningdisabilities.co.uk/how-tourettes-syndrome-effects-learning.html
Touretteshero
Link opens in new window www.touretteshero.com
Our resources

Can I Tell You About Tourette Syndrome? A guide for friends, family and professionals The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Tourette Syndrome and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

Visit our library to read Can I Tell You About Tourette Syndrome? A guide for friends, family and professionals by M. Leicester, T. Phillips-Smith and J. Collier. Or have a Link opens in new window look in your local library for this book.
Find this in a library at WorldCat.org

 

Name Transverse Myelitis (TM)
Related to/Also known as  
Symptoms of Transverse Myelitis
Transverse Myelitis is a rare neurological disorder caused by inflammation of the spinal cord across one level of the cord. The main symptoms of the disease are reduced muscle strength and altered sensation below the affected area.
Types  
Useful national contacts Transverse Myelitis Society
Link opens in new window www.myelitis.org.uk
Find your nearest support group:
Link opens in new window http://supportgroups.myelitis.org.uk/

Brain and Spine Foundation
Link opens in new window www.brainandspine.org.uk
Helpline: 0808 808 1000

News and events  
Online resources Rare Disease UK (RDUK) is the national alliance for people in the UK with rare diseases
Link opens in new window www.raredisease.org.uk

RareShare is a unique social forum, building communities for patients, families, and healthcare professionals affected by rare disorders.
Link opens in new window www.rareshare.org


Transverse  Myelitis Association (U.S.)
Link opens in new window www.myelitis.org

Our resources

Transverse Myelitis The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Transverse Myelitis and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

This includes the Brain & Spine Foundation's booklet Transverse myelitis.

Name  Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN)
Related to/Also known as   Fothergill's Disease
Symptoms of Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigeminal Neuralgia is an extremely severe facial pain, which tends to come and go unpredictably in sudden shock-like attacks. The pain is along the pathway of the trigeminal nerve, typically the upper or lower jaw or the cheek, and is usually confined to one side of the face.
Useful national contacts

Trigeminal Neuralgia Association UK
PO Box 234
Oxted
Surrey RH8 8BE
Phone: 01883 370214
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Link opens in new window www.tna.org.uk

Online resources

Trigeminal neuralgia (NHS Choices)
Link opens in new window www.nhs.uk/conditions/trigeminal-neuralgia/Pages/Introduction.aspx

Trigeminal neuralgia (MS Trust)
Link opens in new window www.mstrust.org.uk/a-z/trigeminal-neuralgia

Our resources

Striking back! The library at the Brain Charity has a range of resources on Trigeminal Neuralgia and on a wide range of disability related issues.

Visit our library to read Striking Back! The Trigeminal Neuralgia and Face Pain Handbook by George Weigel and Kenneth F. Casey. Or have a Link opens in new window look in your local library for this book.
Find this in a library at WorldCat.org

Name Tuberous Sclerosis (TSC)
Related to/Also known as Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Bourneville disease

Symptoms of Tuberous Sclerosis
Tuberous Sclerosis is a complex multi-system disorder, which produces tuber-like growths on the brain. These calcify with age, and can also be found on other organs including the heart, skin and kidneys. It affects people in many different ways and with varying severity.
Types  
Useful national contacts Tuberous Sclerosis Association
P.O. Box 8001
Derby DE1 0YA
Link opens in new window www.tuberous-sclerosis.org
Tel: 01332 290734
Find your nearest support group:
Link opens in new window www.tuberous-sclerosis.org/regional-groups-map.html
News and Events The 100,000 Genomes Project is looking for people with Tuberous Sclerosis for research into their DNA and genes
Link opens in new window www.genomicsengland.co.uk/taking-part
Online resources Tuberous Sclerosis (NHS Choices)
Link opens in new window www.nhs.uk/conditions/tuberous-sclerosis/pages/introduction.aspx

Tuberous Sclerosis Fact Sheet (U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)
Link opens in new window www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/tuberous_sclerosis/detail_tuberous_sclerosis.htm


Rare Disease UK(RDUK) is the national alliance for people in the UK with rare diseases
Link opens in new window www.raredisease.org.uk/


RareShare is a unique social forum, building communities for patients, families, and healthcare professionals affected by rare disorders.
Link opens in new window www.rareshare.org

Our resources

The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Tuberous Sclerosis and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

Turbo & Scott

This includes copies of Turbo & Scott, a graphic novel aimed at teenagers.