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Myasthenia Gravis: Facts, Symptoms, Treatments | Canadian Pharmacy Meds

Myasthenia Gravis: Facts, Symptoms, Treatments | Canadian Pharmacy Meds

Myasthenia Gravis. Myasthenia gravis (MG) was first described by Thomas Willis in 1672. It is an acquired autoimmune disease with antibodies against the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (AChR) at the neuromuscular junction or muscle-specific tyrosine kinase (MuSK). This leads to muscular weakness with easy 'fatiguability', which is worse on exercise and improves with rest. (read more here)

Myasthenia Gravis. Myasthenia gravis (MG) was first described by Thomas Willis in 1672. It is an acquired autoimmune disease with antibodies against the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (AChR) at the neuromuscular junction or muscle-specific tyrosine kinase (MuSK). This leads to muscular weakness with easy 'fatiguability', which is worse on exercise and improves with rest. (read more here)

Autoimmune destruction of Ach receptors Proximal muscle weakness, ptosis, diplopia Sx ↑ with activity Myasthenic crisis: acute respiratory compromise Ice test: ↓ sx Edrophonium: ↓ sx in myasthenic crisis and ↑ sx in cholinergic crisis

Autoimmune destruction of Ach receptors Proximal muscle weakness, ptosis, diplopia Sx ↑ with activity Myasthenic crisis: acute respiratory compromise Ice test: ↓ sx Edrophonium: ↓ sx in myasthenic crisis and ↑ sx in cholinergic crisis

The easy explanation to why it's difficult for people with myasthenia gravis to exercise!

The easy explanation to why it's difficult for people with myasthenia gravis to exercise!

5 Myasthenia Gravis Herbal Remedies, Natural Treatments And Cures | Search Herbal & Home Remedy

5 Myasthenia Gravis Herbal Remedies, Natural Treatments And Cures | Search Herbal & Home Remedy

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Diet for Myasthenia

Diet for Myasthenia

Fantastic article on MG! Loaded with information/tips/encouragement. A 'Must Read'! #chronicfridaylinkup #livingthediagnosis

How to Support Someone with Myasthenia Gravis (MG

Fantastic article on MG! Loaded with information/tips/encouragement. A 'Must Read'! #chronicfridaylinkup #livingthediagnosis

If you have this autoimmune disease, chances are you will experience a Myasthenia Gravis crisis at some point. These 5 things could save your life.

If you have this autoimmune disease, chances are you will experience a Myasthenia Gravis crisis at some point. These 5 things could save your life.

This is what I see when my symptoms of Myasthenia Gravis are not under control.

This is what I see when my symptoms of Myasthenia Gravis are not under control.

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