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Ataxia Awareness Flyer

Ataxia Awareness Flyer

AtaxiaAwarenessAtaxia is an disorder that affects various movements and can create difficulties with speech, eye movement and swallowing. Ataxia is usualy caused by damage to the Cerebellum, but can be caused by damage to the spinal cord and other nerves. There are many conditions that can cause Ataxia such as Alcohol Misuse, certain medication, stroke, tumor, cerebral palsy, brain degeneration and multiple sclerosis. Ataxia in some cases can also be caused by defective genes inherrited by ones family memeber or parents. Ataxia can be tested for in many different ways. Ataxia can be tested by blood, CT and/or MRI scanning. SymptomsThe most common symptoms of Ataxia are: Balance and coordination problems (affected first)Poor coordination of hands, arms, and legsSlurring of speechWide-based gait (manner of walking)Difficulty with writing and eatingSlow eye movementsTreating the underlying causes:Ataxia with vitamin E deficiency can often be controlled or improved with vitamin E supplements.Episodic ataxia can often be controlled with a medication called acetazolamide and by avoiding triggers such as stress, alcohol and caffeine.Acquired ataxia can sometimes be treated depending on the specific cause – for example, antibiotic or antiviral medication may help if it's caused by an infection.Physical therapy to help your coordination and enhance your mobility.Occupational therapy to help you with daily living tasks, such as feeding yourself.Speech therapy to improve speech and aid swallowing.
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publish time: 2021-04-03
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Here is a flyer about Ataxia awareness. Ataxia is a disorder that affects various movements and can create difficulties with speech, eye movement, and swallowing. Ataxia is usually caused by damage to the Cerebellum but can be caused by damage to the spinal cord and other nerves. Learn more details from this flyer, or try to make yours with ease.

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