About Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 28

Spinocerebellar Ataxia 28, also known as spinocerebellar ataxia type 28, is related to hereditary ataxia and kearns-sayre syndrome, and has symptoms including muscle spasticity and gait ataxia. An important gene associated with Spinocerebellar Ataxia 28 is AFG3L2 (AFG3 Like Matrix AAA Peptidase Subunit 2), and among its related pathways/superpathways are Transport of inorganic cations/anions and amino acids/oligopeptides and Mitochondrial calcium ion transport. Affiliated tissues include spinal cord, eye and cerebellum, and related phenotypes are dysarthria and gait ataxia

Major Symptoms of Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 28

Spinocerebellar ataxia type 28 is a neurodegenerative disorder that primarily affects the cerebellum, leading to symptoms such as unsteadiness, abnormal gait, tendency to fall, drooping eyelids, tongue extension, and loss of body movement. The disease may also be accompanied by symptoms such as paresthesias, muscle weakness and atrophy.

Suitable Lifestyle for People with Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 28

Suitable lifestyle options for people with Spinocerebellar ataxia type 28 include the following:

1. Stay physically active: Moderate aerobic exercise can improve physical function and help prevent the progression of the disease. Patients can try walking, jogging, cycling and other exercises.

2. Maintain good eating habits: Pay attention to taking in enough protein, vitamins and minerals to ensure the nutrients your body needs. Avoid bad eating habits such as overeating and excessive drinking.

3. Maintain mental balance: Avoid overwork, tension and anxiety, and learn ways to cope with stress, such as meditation, deep breathing, yoga, listening to music, etc.

4. Follow the doctor's treatment recommendations: Under the guidance of the doctor, take medicine on time and actively cooperate with treatment.

5. Conduct regular physical examinations: ensure that diseases are diagnosed and treated promptly and prevent complications.

6. Stay socially active: Stay in touch with family and friends, participate in community activities, and increase social support.

7. Avoid infection: Pay attention to personal hygiene, wash hands frequently, and avoid close contact with others to reduce the risk of infection. Please note that these suggestions are for reference only. Patients should pay close attention to their physical condition when following their lifestyle and seek medical treatment in time if they feel unwell.

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