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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and FA
This forum is for discussing the Coronavirus pandemic, and how it coincides with Friedreich's Ataxia. Ask questions, share tips for self-isolation, etc. Please note that Friedreich's Ataxia News Today is not a resource for medical advice. However, we can share news and patient and caregiver perspectives.
- 1 week, 5 days ago
Living with FA
This is where people with FA can discuss general things in their life and their goals. Topics may include discussion of any physical exercise, any tips or tricks you’ve found in keeping up your personal hygiene, stories of success and trials if you are a parent diagnosed with FA, questions about maintaining a career or jobs, and more. Also a place for those recently diagnosed to get advice from others.
- 3 days, 6 hours ago
Relationships & FA
Significant relationships (either with friends, family, or romantic partners) is a difficult subject on its own, but adding FA into the mix seems complicated and may be overwhelming. Here we can discuss any topics regarding relationships here.
- 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Assistive Device Usage
For all those looking in to using a walker, cain, wheelchair, assistance pole, handlebars, etc. If you have a very positive or very discouraging experience with any type, please share your story here.
- 18 hours, 34 minutes ago
FA Research, Scientific News, & Clinical Trials
This forum is for sharing and discussing any scientific study. If you have a question about something you read, please ask the community here. Also to discuss anything that may alleviate the symptoms of FA.
- 3 weeks ago
Parents & Caregivers of Those with FA
This forum is for those who aren’t diagnosed with FA themselves, but are the parent or caretaker of someone who is. Tell your stories and find support here.
- 4 days, 4 hours ago
About Our Forum
This forum serves as a place where anyone impacted by Friedreich’s Ataxia (FA) -- both patients and caregivers -- can share stories and life advice with one another. Often, living with a rare disorder like FA feels lonely. Facing troubles that seem unique to you causes isolation and loneliness. We seek to eliminate that by connecting people in the Friedreich’s Ataxia community to share their own stories, tips, successes, and troubles with one another in this forum by opening up a dialogue between those in the FA community!
- 1 month ago
Nutrition, Supplements, and Exercise
This forum is for sharing your personal fitness journey, and for taking about why remaining active is important to you. Any tips, recipes, and exercise regimen examples are welcome!
- 1 month, 1 week ago
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