Ataxia refers to a group of degenerative disorders that causes poor muscle control and can affect your balance, speech and coordination. It may occur due to brain damage in the cerebellum, the part of the brain responsible for muscle coordination.
- Slurred speech
- Struggling with fine motor tasks
- Swallowing and eating problems
- Unsteady walking and gait abnormalities
- Uncontrollable eye movements (nystagmus)