Hi Everyone, I have just been told that I have Cerebellar atrophy I am 48 . I went to see Dr Giunti for the first time yesterday and blood was taken to try and identify what SCA applies to me. I have been told that my symptoms are mild but the condition is progressive . I have had balance and co-ordination issues I think for 5 years , I sometimes have slurred speech my eyesight feels as though it has deteriorated . I have tingling sensations in my hands and feet . Whilst I can walk unaided at the moment I find steps awkward I am wobbly and can't walk in a straight line. I have depression right now which isn't helping. I will be seeing a neuro Psychologist and Physio within a couple of months but will have to wait until January before I see Dr Giunti again. Can anyone tell me what does slow progression means is it 5 years , 10 years? I know that I am luckier than most given that my symptoms are mild but that hasn't stopped me being scared to death
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