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Hello. Does anyone else suffer from cerebellum ataxia?

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jaj1
jaj1 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
edited April 12 in Start here and say hello!
I am a 67 year old female and recently diagnosed with cerebellum ataxia,is there anyone in the group who also suffers with this debilitating illness .

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  • Jimm_Scope
    Jimm_Scope Posts: 3,249 Scope online community team
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    Hi @jaj1, welcome to our online community :) How are things? I know finding out about a diagnosis can be a, complex time emotionally. You've discovered what's causing the situation you're facing, but it can leave you with more questions about what to do now. 

    I'm afraid I don't know anyone specific in our community who has cerebellum ataxia. I know a few of our members have some form of ataxia. We don't always need to have the exact conditions to help each other out. If you feel up to it maybe you could describe to us how it effects you, and maybe some of our members might have advice or suggestions on how to help with those effects?
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  • jaj1
    jaj1 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    My symptoms due to Cerebellum Ataxia are As follows

    clumsy speech and slurred speech
    Uncoordinated eye movements
    Walking and balance and muscle control problems (unsteady gait) that leads to falls
    Difficulty hand ,fingers and arm movements
    Nausea 

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