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Shrinking brain

Hello I am a 41 yr old woman and was recently sent for an MRI to find out why my brain is shrinking.  My brother has MS and my father has Parkinson's disease, I was told that this was not something normally seen in a young person my age.  I am worried now considering my familly history of neurological disorders and was wondering what would be my chances considering and what could this be?
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Hello mich41,

Shrinkage of the brain is  a non specific symptom which could have multiple causes. This could be a result of alziehmers, cannabis or parkinson’s. What has been the exact diagnosis?

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If the atrophy is affecting the cerebellum look for spinal cerebellum ataxia.  They  should have done blood work.
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Not sure what mri shows will get results next week
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