How do I know if I have Spinal Muscular Atrophy?

What signs or symptoms may make you suspect you may have Spinal Muscular Atrophy. People who have experience in Spinal Muscular Atrophy offer advice of what things may make you suspicious and which doctor you should go to to receive treatment

Do I have Spinal Muscular Atrophy?
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Do I have Spinal Muscular Atrophy?

Spinal Muscular Atrophy life expectancy

What is the life expectancy of someone with Spinal Muscular Atrophy?

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Spinal Muscular Atrophy symptoms

Which are the worst symptoms of Spinal Muscular Atrophy?

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History of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

What is the history of Spinal Muscular Atrophy?

ICD9 and ICD10 codes of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

ICD10 code of Spinal Muscular Atrophy and ICD9 code

Spinal Muscular Atrophy jobs

Can people with Spinal Muscular Atrophy work? What kind of work can they pe...

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Spinal Muscular Atrophy diet

Is there a diet which improves the quality of life of people with Spinal M...

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Spinal Muscular Atrophy sports

Is it advisable to do exercise when affected by Spinal Muscular Atrophy? Wh...

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Prevalence of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

What is the prevalence of Spinal Muscular Atrophy?

World map of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

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Stories of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Spinal Muscular Atrophy stories
My son Grady was born on May 15th 2015. He wasn't due until June 19th but since I had polyhydraminos my water broke on May 13th. I had noticed while I was pregnant that Grady didn't move near as often or as much as my daughter did during my first pre...
Spinal Muscular Atrophy stories
I was born on March 5, 1949, in a poor neighborhood of Lima, Peru, in a time where most houses had no electricity and radio music was a luxury only afforded by the few. The television had not yet come to the country and Internet was unimaginable....
Spinal Muscular Atrophy stories
My daughter has a SMA type1 , the start of the disease in 5.5 months. She is 17 months. She is breathing on her own. Little holding her head. Raises handle. She begins to talk.
Spinal Muscular Atrophy stories
Spinal Muscular Atrophy stories
Charlotte & Wayne lost their first daughter Annabelle Rose when she was just 7 months and 12 days old due to a genetic muscle wasting condition called Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Annabelle had Type 1 which is the most severe form of the condition an...

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No less than two neurologists have diagnosed me with SMA, but I have to say, I'm pretty sure I DON'T have it. I'm strong, graceful and powerful... the only symptoms I'm experiencing are speech slurring, weak tongue and lips and mild difficulty breat...

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