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The word "ataxia", comes from the Greek word, " a taxis" meaning "without order or incoordination". The word ataxia means without coordination. People with ataxia have problems with coordination because parts of the nervous system that control movement and balance are affected. Ataxia may affect the fingers, hands, arms, legs, body, speech, and eye movements. Ataxia is often used to describe a symptom of incoordination which can be associated with infections, injuries, other diseases, or degenerative changes in the central nervous system.
HelloI've avoided this question for a long time but it really bothers me. Is there any connexion between ataxia and libido?I'm not just talking about the physical side. I suppose that is not surprising. But what about the psychological side of it?…Continue
Purkinje cell injury, structural plasticity and fusion in patients with Friedreich’s ataxiaKevin C. Kemp, Amelia J. Cook, Juliana Redondo, Kathreena M. Kurian, Neil J. Scolding and Alastair Wilkins. Acta Neuropathologica CommunicationsNeuroscience…Continue
I used to be energetic. I used to like to do stuf. I worked in the yard, worked on old cars. I felt like I carried my weight.Now, I just can't seem to get off my duff and it bothers me. I feel like I'm being lazy.How do the rest of you deal with it?Continue
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