Dystonia is a movement disorder in which your muscles contract involuntarily, causing repetitive or twisting movements.Dystonia affects about 1% of the population, and women are more prone to it than men.
In Dec 2011,A Brighton woman Jackie Meacock, with the neurological movement disorder dystonia had called for changes in the law to help people seeking to end their life at home.She was sectioned for suicidal attempt.Jackie paid £10,000 for an assisted suicide and cremation package at Dignitas , Switzerland.
In her video diary she had said that “she was exhausted from the constant pain and shaking every "waking minute" caused by her condition and said she could not "deal with it any more.”
Jang Jae In ,South Korean television show Superstar contestant;a sufferer of dystonia had said after the treatment that ,“I am a lot better now, and very happy to be back after so long. I want to work hard now. I used to think that everything should be perfect, but after my illness, I have decided that nothing will get me down me anymore. I think my character has changed quite a bit.”
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