Tay-Sachs Disease

By: Kendall Salter

Effects and Reasons

This disease happens because of loss of Hexosiminidase A (Hex-A).

Effects include paralysis, seizures, deafness, and slow growth.


There is no cure for Tay-Sachs and when it gets bad some procedures include a feeding tube and Respiratory care.

The thing that can make you feel better is medicine.


1. The disease start sap showing about 6 months before you are born

2. The average rate for someone to live with this disease is 4 years old