Tag Archives: Acute Cerebellar Ataxia (ACA)

Interesting facts about the cerebellum – (Posted late on 12/30 from 12/28)

When Reese began discussing the cerebellum with me, I thought it was particularly intoxicating to find out that the cerebellum is considered to be the ‘tree of life’ in our brains. If a cerebellum is dissected, the inner portion looks … Continue reading

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Can I help my clients prevent ACA? – (Posted late on 12/30 from 12/27)

As an elderly caregiver, I make it my special goal to do anything and everything to prevent my clients and loved ones from the risks of any diseases that can and will affect their everyday existence. If I could make … Continue reading

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Can there be complications with ACA? – (Posted late on 12/30 from 12/26)

Acute Cerebellar Ataxia, otherwise being referred to as ACA, may become permanent in some elders if they have suffered from a stroke, an infectious disease or if they are bleeding into their cerebellum. Besides your cerebellum being at higher risk, … Continue reading

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Can ACA be treated? – (Posted late on 12/30 from 12/24)

For those elders diagnosed with ACA (Acute Cerebellar Ataxia), treatment is not always required. This is only if the ACA was onset due to a virus, however. If the ACA is due to another reason altogether, there may have to … Continue reading

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How is ACA diagnosed? – (Posted late on 12/29 from 12/23)

Once dad or anyone suspected of having a damaged cerebellum sees a neurologist, they need to realize (and so will you as their caretaker) that several tests will need to be run to see exactly what has caused the damage … Continue reading

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Symptoms of ACA – (Posted late on 12/29 from 12/22)

According to the website http://www.healthline.com/health/acute-cerebellar-ataxia#Complications6, the symptoms of ACA (Acute Cerebellar Ataxia) include the following: impaired coordination in the torso or arms and legs frequent stumbling an unsteady gait uncontrolled or repetitive eye movements trouble eating and performing other fine … Continue reading

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