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What Is Spasticity?
Learn all about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of this muscle control disorder.
How to Conserve Energy With Myasthenia Gravis
Stay ahead of weakness and fatigue with myasthenia gravis by saving energy throughout the day. Test out these strategies and assistive devices.
Symptoms and Diagnosis of Myasthenia Gravis
Myasthenia gravis translates to “serious muscle weakness.” It stems from a breakdown in nerve communication. So what are the signs and tests?
Treatment Goals With Myasthenia Gravis
Two neurology professors chat with John Whyte, MD, about treatment goals for MG. The newest drugs came to market in just the last 5 years.
Staying Active With Myasthenia Gravis
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.
Treatment Options for Spasticity
Treating spasticity uses similar approaches, no matter the disease that’s causing rigid muscles. From pills to surgeries, what are the different options available?
Mobility Exercises to Help With Spasticity
These six things can loosen stiff muscles and help with fluid movement.
Movement and Stretching to Manage Spasticity
Stretching muscles forces them to loosen up. And exercise strengthens them. Here’s why that’s especially important with spasticity.
MG: Mental Wellness Matters
Treatment for myasthenia gravis should not affect the impact of your other medications for things like depression or anxiety. Learn what your doctor can do to ensure you are in the best mental state to improve.
Myasthenia Gravis: Eating with Your Condition
While myasthenia gravis often shows itself in difficulty swallowing or chewing fatigue, there are steps that can be taken to help ensure you’re getting the nutrients you need.
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