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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierre Van Wyk
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No cure available: Like many other neurological diseases there is no cure for MSA, but there are supportive medication and certain methods available that can help with t ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Any thing that effects a particular nerve and the muscles it innervates could lead to abnormal EMG
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hasan Noubani
35 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes : It can be a an early sign of msa.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Jackson
10 years experience Neurology
Depends: The frustrating answer is that it depends and maybe. As science progresses more and more is being discovered about the genetics diseases. Msa-c is a ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Consensus: Parkinsonism associated with tremors, rigidity, instability. Cerebellar incoordination with imbalance. Autonomic failure with urinary loss, erectile d ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Prognosis is guarded: Multiple system atrophy is difficult to treat. I approach it as I do ms. I recommend vit B12 and Adenosine monophosphate injections weekly, low dose ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Likely occur in time: As people progress through the various stages or symptom complexes of msa different things begin happening (or fail to happen). Erectile dysfunction ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
MSA and SND: are rare Parkinson's plus degenerative conditions. The tend not to respond to medications for Parkinson's disease. The differences are subtle but many ... Read More
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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Cannabinoid uses: There are multiple uses of medical cannabis It can help neuro degenerative diseases like Parkinson's,dementia & multiple sclerosis Used in Myast ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Farbman
25 years experience Neurology
No evidence: Multiple system atrophy is a neurodegenerative disease. Sometimes it can present similarly to parkinson disease. Sometimes there can be prominent ce ... Read More
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