Multiple System Atrophy (Shy Drager Syndrome)

About- Multiple system atrophy (MSA) formerly called Shy-Drager syndrome is a very rare, neurological disorder that affects the body's involuntary functions, including blood pressure, breathing, bladder function, and muscle control.
  • Abnormal sweating
  • Balance disorder
  • Blurred vision
  • Cardiovascular problems
  • Difficulty bending the arms and legs
  • Difficulty focusing
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Dizziness
  • Double vision
  • Essential tremors
  • Fainting
  • Lightheadedness
  • Muscle coordination problem (ataxia)
  • Postural (orthostatic) hypotension
  • Posture problem
  • Psychiatric problems
  • Rigid muscles
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Sleep disorders
  • Slow movement (bradykinesia)
  • Slow or low-volume speech (dysarthria)
  • Slurred speech
  • Unsteady gait
  • Urinary and bowel dysfunction
The actual reason for multiple system atrophy (MSA) is not clearly understood.
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