Advertisement

What is the prognosis for Kennedy's disease?

Kennedy's disease has a slow progression. Individuals tend to remain ambulatory until late in the disease although some may be wheelchair-bound during later stages. The life span of individuals with Kennedy's disease is usually normal.

This answer is based on source information  from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

Continue Learning about Metabolic Disorders

4 Helpful Resources for Porphyria Patients
4 Helpful Resources for Porphyria Patients
Porphyria is the term used to describe a group of metabolic disorders that affect the nerves, skin and gastrointestinal tract—or in some cases, all th...
Read More
Types of Porphyria: Acute, Cutaneous and More
Types of Porphyria: Acute, Cutaneous and More
Porphyria is the name given to a group of metabolic disorders related to abnormal enzyme activity during the production of heme, an important componen...
Read More
What should I do if I get dehydrated?
Univ. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family MedicineUniv. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family Medicine
If you are dehydrated, you should try to rehydrate by drinking water or other liquids such as sports...
More Answers
What is the difference between androgen insensitivity syndrome and gender dysphoria?
Sigma NursingSigma Nursing
Androgen insensitivity syndrome is not the same thing as gender dysphoria. Androgen insensitivity sy...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.