Avery has passed away, but we can still share her story to raise SMA awareness.  Please read and share!

Avery Canahuati's life was cut short by SMA (spinal muscular atrophy). Please spread the word and raise awareness! Make sure the 5 months Avery spent on this earth are not in vain.

It's the number one genetic cause of death for children under two in the US — Why National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month matters to ALL of us. #ad #CureSMA #heartsforezra

Why Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Matters for ALL of Us

It's the number one genetic cause of death for children under two in the US — Why National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month matters to ALL of us. #ad #CureSMA #heartsforezra

Did you know? Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a motor neuron disease, affecting the voluntary muscles? Check out this infographic for more SMA facts!

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a motor neuron disease, affecting the voluntary muscles? Check out this infographic for more SMA facts!

Motor neuron disease  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motor_neuron_disease  The motor neuron diseases (MND) are a group of neurological disorders that selectively affect motor neurons, the cells that control voluntary muscle activity including speaking, walking, swallowing, and general movement of the body. They are generally progressive in nature, and cause increasingly debilitating disability and, eventually, death.

According to a recent study, transdermal magnesium therapy for Motor Neurone Disease proved to be very effective for patients.

The genome of a fruit fly is strikingly similar to that of a human. So much so that scientists at Carolina can study them in search of treatments for diseases like spinal muscular atrophy and neurological disorders. #UNCad

The genome of a fruit fly is strikingly similar to that of a human. So much so that scientists at Carolina can study them in search of treatments for diseases like spinal muscular atrophy and neurological disorders. #UNCad

Worldwide Market Reports added Latest Research Report titled “Global Spinal Muscular Atrophy Medicine Market analysis, Competitive landscape Forecast 2022”

Worldwide Market Reports added Latest Research Report titled “Global Spinal Muscular Atrophy Medicine Market analysis, Competitive landscape Forecast 2022”

Spinal muscular atrophy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Spinal muscular atrophy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

SMA FACTS SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY

Here there are listed some very informative facts that give a brief overview of SMA.

Carrier Rates for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Carrier Rates for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Fact Sheet-Charcot-Marie-Tooth, Duchenne and Becker, Facioscapulohumeral,Freidreich's Ataxia, Genetics and Neuromuscular Diseases,Inflammatory Myopathies, later onset, Motor Neurone, Myasthenia Gravis, Myopathies, Myotonic, Rare Muscular, Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources @SOS Inc. Resources.

Fact Sheet-Charcot-Marie-Tooth, Duchenne and Becker, Facioscapulohumeral,Freidreich's Ataxia, Genetics and Neuromuscular Diseases,Inflammatory Myopathies, later onset, Motor Neurone, Myasthenia Gravis, Myopathies, Myotonic, Rare Muscular, Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources @SOS Inc. Resources.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy - Families of SMA – Research Support Hope

Cure SMA provides support to patients and families affected by spinal muscular atrophy and funds and directs research leading the way to a cure for SMA.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Ribbon Angel Pin  $2.75  by AwarenessGallery  - cyo customize personalize diy idea

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Ribbon Angel Pin

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Ribbon Angel Pin $2.75 by AwarenessGallery - cyo customize personalize diy idea

There are five types of SMA. Currently there is no cure, and treatments mainly help to keep the person comfortable. As the type changes so does the outlook for the life of the person diagnosed with SMA.This website covers the types, diagnosis, symptoms, treatment, and outlook for Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

LOVE this interview! Favorite Line: Id say many women are scared to get ugly and work their butts off; the need to feel pretty while working out is an inhibiting factor because youre never going to look hot when you squat your max!

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