Commonly asked questions

When you or a family member are diagnosed with a neurological condition, it is natural to have lots of questions.

Use the buttons below to access answers to some of the most frequent questions staff at The Brain Charity are asked.

Alternatively, use the form at the bottom of the page to send your question to one of our Information & Advice Officers, who will be in touch as soon as they can. You can also call our free helpline on 0800 008 6417.

You can also click here to find a list of all neurological conditions, and you can find out more about all the different ways The Brain Charity can help you by clicking here.

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