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In Memory of My Father, Kenneth Robert Treat

By Robert Treat  I lost my dad, Kenneth Treat in 2009 after a diagnosis of Multiple System Atrophy, although since he died, I've often wondered if there wasn't some Lewy body involvement. My father was born on September 7, 1930. He was an Episcopal priest from 1955 to...

A Daughter’s Love

By Anne Marie Foytick I am here to tell you about an incredible man and his current battle with Multiple System Atrophy (MSA). My father, Edward Sierawski, began to have symptoms just over 10 years ago. Balance was the first and most prominent symptom, which became...

Fatigue: Symptoms, Causes and How to Manage

By Cathy Chapman, MSA Coalition Patient Representative   It is documented that fatigue is a symptom of MSA and is prevalent in the early stages while remaining persistent over time.      Everyone experiences MSA symptoms differently, and fatigue is no exception. Here...

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