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Talking to Your Child About Myasthenia Gravis
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Myasthenia gravis translates to “serious muscle weakness.” It stems from a breakdown in nerve communication. So what are the signs and tests?
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After a surprising diagnosis of MG, it was important for Melvern McRoberts to continue playing sports, like kayaking and bowling, and to keep his energy up.
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Stay ahead of weakness and fatigue with myasthenia gravis by saving energy throughout the day. Test out these strategies and assistive devices.
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