Faces of Spinal Muscular Atrophy: What is SMA?

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by Wendy Henderson |

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This Spinal Muscular Atrophy Support UK video shared in September 2015, shows many beautiful faces of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) while explaining the life-threatening condition.

Find out more about Eric and his ‘amazing’ life with SMA here.

The describes the four different types of SMA, as well the cause of the disease.  It stresses that although there is currently no cure for SMA, treatment focuses on managing symptoms and providing support to ensure that patients can lead full, high-quality lives.

Read about five experimental SMA therapies you should know about here.

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