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All posts for January 2016

Raising money legally in the UK

Hi all, I was talking about my friend to the people at work and they all offered...

walking with cane

Hi guys I walk in house without cane but now when I go out I use my husbands ar...

Gadgets to help

Hi all, it will be my friend's birthday next month and my friends and family wan...
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Bad News

So today, my daughter's father is coming around to speak to her about his condit...

Does any of this sound femilier?

I was told that during my stay in hospital, my ward was closed due to the MRSA v...

Tiredness

After having two nasty falls on face, I'm so very tired to the point of exhausti...

Permanent care

Hi all, my friend diagnosed with CA only received a carer coming in 4 times a da...

Cerebrolysin

Hi all, My friend has been diagnosed with C A. It started with just the left leg...

Ataxia plus

I have FA and also have an under active thyroid and the today I've just been tol...

Pregnancy

Hi, I was diagnosed with SCA1 in 2011. I don't have any symptoms yet. My dad had...

Mobile grab rail for bath/shower

I have CA (unknown) and am fortunate that I can still get around with help. So ...

Disabled Living Foundation

Many us of need answers/ solutions just to cope with everyday living practicalit...

Light headed 24/7

Does anyone else just feel drunk all of the time?

Weight gain and exercise

My dilemma is I've had a dog for 14.5 years and I unfortunately lost him last Ap...

Stem cells

It seems that stem cell therapy seems to be all the rage at the moment. Is there...

Two practical issues

Can anyone help with two problems? Turning in bed and being weighed.

Falls getting worse

Hi all. Been very quiet for a while, I'm feeling my depression is rearing its ug...

Folding invalid scooters

I am looking for a lightweight folding invalid scooter which will fold easily to...

Restless Leg Syndrome

Hi, During the recent wet weather, my RLS has seemed so much worse. I wondered i...

A rare deficiency in Cerbellar Ataxia

Is there anyone out there with the same cause of ataxia as me. I have a mutant ...

Glasses suitable for Nystagmus

Does anyone who has Nystagmus have any experience of the best glasses for this p...

Accelerated Access Review Survey

The Accelerated Access Review (AAR) aims to speed up access to transformative dr...

Disabled toilet alarms

Hello I need to buy an emergency alarm for a disabled toilet - but the alarm bel...

Hi i am 41 and have just been diagnosed with episodic ataxia type 1

Anyone give any advice. Have been told it's quite rare

Do prisms help nystagmus and balance?

Hi, I would be very grateful if anyone who has any form of prism in their glas...

DRIVING LICENCE

My licence expired at the end of last March (I have been on a 3 year licence sin...

New year and new toys to play with.

As part of my continuing search for ways to combat SCA I have invested in some n...

Happy new year to everyone.

Wishing you all a happy, positive and healthy as possible 2016. Thanks to all of...

Happy New Year 2016

I'd like to wish everyone the very best for 2016. I'd particularly like to than...