6 facts and causes of Spina Bifida

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6 facts and causes of Spina Bifida

  1. 1. 6 FACTS AND CAUSES OF SPINA BIFIDALEARN MORE ABOUT SPINA BIFIDA AT HTTP://WWW.SPINABIFIDA.NET
  2. 2. MAIN POINTS Causes Characteristics Difficulties Treatments Adaptations
  3. 3. CAUSES OF SPINA BIFIDA Doctors not sure of exact cause Both genetic and environmental factors. Folic acid deficiency. medicines, that treat epilepsy Excessive alcohol use Exposure to certain chemicals. Exposure to high temperatures. Having diabetes. Obesesity.
  4. 4. CHARACTERISTICS Impairs the senses Muscle weakness or paralysis belowincomplete closure affects nerves found in the muscles of thebladder, urethra, and the rectum. Hydrocephalus Abnormal development lower brain. Clubfoot
  5. 5. DIFFICULTY IN SCHOOL Difficulty with paying attention. Difficulty grasping reading writing and math. Difficulty in locomotor and mobilitymovements.
  6. 6. QUESTIONS? Educational Resource about Spina Bifida http://www.spinabifida.net

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