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He wants to help other locked-in syndrome sufferers but at the same time tells how he sympathises with those who want to end their own lives.
Kim, "Locked-in syndrome with bilateral peduncular infarct," Journal of Neuroimaging, vol.
Recovery can occur from the locked-in syndrome, but most survivors remain in a chronic locked-in state or are severely impaired.
Locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson lost his High Court battle for the legal right to end his life with a doctor's help.
A second victim of locked-in syndrome, known only as Martin, 47, also lost his challenge to the legal ban on assisted dying.
Tony A second victim of locked-in syndrome, referred to as "Martin", 47, who cannot be identified, said through his lawyers that he now felt "even more frustrated and angry" after also losing his challenge to the legal ban on assisted dying.
"None of us had ever heard of locked-in syndrome," says Neil, 47, who has now given up his garage-door business to care for his wife.
A new device may help "locked-in syndrome" patients speak their minds
Mia was then diagnosed with an extremely rare condition known as "locked-in syndrome" which medics have described as "the closest thing to being buried alive".