Krabbes Disease

A deadly disease found in .001% of 1 year olds

Description of the disease

It is a rare disease and usually deadly disorder of the nevous system which is in the brain.

Causes of the disorder

It is an inherited genetic disease, which means that it is pased down in families. it is also caused by a shortage of galactosylceramidase which your body really needs

What people with the disease usually look like

Long term effects

People with the disease are unable to create a substance called galactosylceramidase which is needed to make myelin. Meylin is a material your body uses to surround and protect nerve fibers.

Treatments for disorder

There is no cure for Krabbes disease but there are some treatments that can stop seizures, muscle spasms, and slow deterioration of muscles.