Wat effect does canavan disease have on your life?

CANAVAN DISEASE. Genetic disorder among jews causing major malformations in the fetus.
Short / poor quality. The lack of a specific enzyme in the brain allows the build up of byproducts of metabolism that interfere with vital functions and cause nerves to degenerate & loose function. Developmental progress begins to fade by 3-5mo, muscle weakness & spasms occur. Swallowing difficulties lead to tube feeding. Death in the first decade is expected.