Medline NLM definition: Tonic spasm of the muscles supplied by the facial nerve, confined to one side. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
PubMed Medline search on Hemifacial spasm
The Dystonia Society
Works to promote greater awareness of dystonia within the medical profession and amongst the general public. Gives welfare advice, information and support to sufferers. Helps fund vital research into the cause of different types of dystonia. Good information sheets.
Brain and Spine Foundation
Information on living with a neurological condition and on diagnosis. There are publications and resources. The useful glossary of neurological conditions (under 'Information and support') includes links to some other organisations as well as to Brain and Spine Foundation information.
Healthtalk: nerves and brain
Personal experiences of people living with various neurological conditions.
Collective voice for 80 organisations, including stroke and brain injury. Organisations are listed at https://www.neural.org.uk/our-members/, a good place to start if looking for information on those conditions. Site also includes information about living with a neurological condition, a glossary, and information about onset and diagnosis as well as a small set of real life stories.
NHS Inform: brain, nerves and spinal cord
NHS inform is Scotland's national health information service, with the aim of providing the people in Scotland with accurate and relevant information to help them make informed decisions about their own health and the health of the people they care for.