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The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition’s official blog. Find posts on MSA tips, caregiving, patient experience, fundraising, research updates, and more. 

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What Has Helped Through a Non-Linear MSA Case

By: Belinda Franklin There are three typical stages of Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) – Premotor (sexual and urinary dysfunction, sleep disorder, orthostatic hypotension), Possible (Parkinsonian, cerebellar features), and Probable (multidomain autonomic failure,...

Remembering Yang (Judy) Gao, an MSA Angel

The MSA Coalition would like to pay tribute to Yang (Judy) Gao, an MSA patient and active member of The MSA Coalition who passed away from the disease in 2020. The MSA Coalition was an important organization to Yang, and she remembered the group in her estate plan....

Awareness Brings Hope

By: Cathy Chapman, Patient Representative One of the challenges patients endure is the lack of awareness and knowledge about MSA in the medical community. Early diagnosis is missed or often misdiagnosed, causing months, even years, of anguish to find answers. Once a...

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