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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ganana Tesfa
33 years experience Neurology
Ataxia: Its a hereditary ataxia.You will need genetic (DNA) study.

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Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Frederick's ataxia: Thorough neurological exam.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
Ataxia: The first symptom to appear is usually difficulty walking. The ataxia gradually worsens and slowly spreads to the arms and the trunk. There is often l ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Making adjustments: Although progressive, this condition is usually only slowly progressive. This allows sufferers to learn tricks to adapt themselves, alter their enviro ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Friedreich's ataxia: Friedreich's ataxia = inherited disease that causes nervous system damage with possible symptoms of lack of coordination , abnl curvature of spine, ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Although there is : currently no cure or effective treatment 4 Friedreich's ataxia, many of the symptoms & complications can B treated 2help individuals maintain opti ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ganana Tesfa
33 years experience Neurology
Ataxia: Its a genetic disorder.There is no cure.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andre Panagos
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Nervous system prob: Its an inherited disease that causes damage to the nervous system which can cause many problems which include difficulty with walking, speaking, seein ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Frederick's ataxia : Idebenone is medicine approved in canada, none in usa. Other tx include surgical placement of metal rod in spine, treating heart complications ex. Dig ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Yes: Just don't attempt while driving or in public
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