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Cerebellar Ataxia

Ataxia describes a lack of muscle control, Balance or coordination of voluntary movements, such as walking or picking up objects. A signs of an underlying pathology of condition, ataxia can affects various movements and create difficulties with speech language, eye movement and swallowing. Persistent ataxia usually results from damage to the part of brain that controls muscle coordination (cerebellum). Many conditions can cause ataxia, including alcohol misuse, certain drugs, stroke, tumor, cerebral palsy, degeneration of brain and multiple sclerosis. Inherited defective genes also can cause the Ataxia. Ataxia can develop over time or come on sudden onset.

A signs of an neurological disorders include ataxia can cause:

Lack of coordination.

Unsteady walk and a tendency to stumble or fear of fall.

Fine motor difficulties, such as eating, writing or buttoning a shirt.

Altered speech.

Nystagmus (Involuntary back-and-forth eye movements).

Dysphagia or Difficulty swallowing.