Stories of Multiple Systems Atrophy

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Multiple Systems Atrophy stories
I was a carer to my sister Maureen who passed away from MSA in April 2014. I am more than happy to talk to anyone re: this disease (Multiple System Atrophy) & point them in the right direction for further information, or to just lend an ear if so...
Multiple Systems Atrophy stories
While I still worked as a ballet dancer and later a ballet teacher (stopped performing at age 35) my dysautonomia symptoms were easily managed, but durubf times when I did not dance they were much more pronounced.  At 32 I had a heart attack due...
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It didn't seem like much of a disease when it started. I was in my 50s when dizziness arrived, not occasional dizzy spells but an almost constant sense of being on the deck of a boat. I began to stumble once in a while, and later on I had trouble sta...
Multiple Systems Atrophy stories
My mom , Khadija , was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2011 due to difficulty in fine movements like inserting a key into the keyhole in the car. Mom was not responsive to medications prescribed by her neurologists nor did she have a unilateral...
Multiple Systems Atrophy stories
My story is really my family's story. In 2010, after a year or so of steadily more frequent falls and dropping things and such. Many different Doctor appointments and being told, "You drink too much", "You abused your body too much when you were you...

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Question 267
Anyone with this? Hoe is it? https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02388295?term=msa&rank=4
Question 262
Does anyone with MSA experience the sensation like you are "bobbing up and down" on a boat?  I experience this most of the time.  It tends to lessen by standing up or laying down!  If so, do you know what it is?   
Question 340
When: October 14 - 15, 2016 Where: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Register now and get your FREE ticket at Http://www.MultipleSystemAtrophy.org Tentative Conference Schedule Many thanks to this year’s medical host, David Houghton, M...
Question 265
Thanks for adding your marker to the World MSA map. If you know others from the various MSA forums please encourage them to do the same. Did you know... A 57 page booklet of MSA information is available to download from the MSA Coalition website.&nbs...
Question 291
Chicago and area MSA support group meeting April 17th 2-4PM Goodwill Crystal Lake - 1016 Central Park Drive, Crystal Lake, IL. Contact John Standley [email protected] 815-403-2221

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Statistics of Multiple Systems Atrophy

14 people with Multiple Systems Atrophy have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of Multiple Systems Atrophy is 1116 points (31 %). Total score ranges from 0 to 3,600 being 0 the worst and 3,600 the best. Take the SF36 Survey

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