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  • Is Depression More Severe in People with Friedreich’s Ataxia?

    Posted by FA Forums Moderator on May 9, 2019 at 11:05 am

    Depression can be severe and clinically relevant among patients with Friedreich’s ataxia, and its symptoms are most often expressed as a lack of motivation and negative feelings toward self, a study reports. Click here to learn more about depression and FA.

    Have you ever experienced depression? Do you think it was related to having FA? How did you seek help?

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    May 9, 2019 at 8:12 pm

    Yes I suffered from depression and I agree that it had to do with FA. I isolated myself and I was a freshman in highschool. It was a tough season is n my journey but my faith in God helped. I still feel I’m getting depressed at times but yeah my faith has helped.

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