What is Friedreich's Ataxia?
Signs and Symptoms
- loss of coordination (ataxia) in the arms and legs
- fatigue - energy deprivation and muscle loss
- vision impairment, hearing loss, and slurred speech
- aggressive scoliosis (curvature of the spine)
- diabetes mellitus (insulin - dependent, in most cases)
- a serious heart condition (enlarged heart - hypertrophic cardiomyopathy)