Living with multiple system atrophy

Living with multiple system atrophy

Living with multiple system atrophy (MSA) can be a challenging and difficult experience. MSA is a rare and progressive neurological disorder that affects the central nervous system, leading to a decline in various functions such as movement, balance, and autonomic...
Types & Symptoms of MSA

Types & Symptoms of MSA

Types & Symptoms of MSA MSA is broken down into two main subtypes based on the predominant symptom: MSA-predominant Parkinsonism (MSA-P), and MSA-predominant cerebellar ataxia (MSA-C). A patient diagnosed with MSA-P may over time appear to have MSA-C and vice...
Diseases That Mimic Msa

Diseases That Mimic Msa

GENETIC MSA-MIMICKING DISEASES,  SUBTYPES & OTHER DISORDERS Ataxias Spinocerebellar Ataxias (Genetic Forms) Dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy (DRPLA) fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS) Friedreich Ataxia (FRDA) Ataxia-oculomotor apraxia syndrome...
The Importance of showing up & trying

The Importance of showing up & trying

Are you uncomfortable being around terminally ill family and friends? Here are some tips on visiting with a loved one. Like many people I used to be afraid to be around a friend or family member who was terminally ill. I was uncomfortable, I didn’t know how to act,...