Stiff person syndrome causes young mum to have violent spasms

Violent tremors engulf a mum's body up to 20 times a day – triggered by anything from noise to stress – before her muscles spasm, then stiffen, holding her in a vice-like grip, like a human statue.

Suffering with stiff person syndrome – a one-in-a-million autoimmune disease of the nervous system - Georgie Weatherley, 30, of Coleford, Gloucestershire, says her condition even frightens her two children. Find out more in the video above.

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