Brain and Nervous System Features
Changing My Pace With Myasthenia Gravis
- Prioritizing Your Well-Being in Work, Social Life, and Family
Life with a chronic illness can take a toll on your work, social life, and family. Read one woman’s story about how to manage well-being with myasthenia gravis.
- What Does It Take to Get to Remission?
An expert shares his perspective on how to get to remission with myasthenia gravis.
- How I Found My Balance With Exercise
Myasthenia gravis didn’t stop Charlotte Laycock from summiting one of the world’s tallest mountains. Read her story here.
- Planning Financially for MG
Myasthenia gravis finances: What to expect, what to plan for, how to navigate insurance, where to find financial assistance.
- Spotlight On: Myasthenia Gravis
Myasthenia gravis issues: health disparities, quality of life, stigma, gender issues, and treatment access.
- Making Your Myasthenia Gravis Treatment Work for You
Learn tips and strategies from an expert for what to expect when you have myasthenia gravis and how to make the most of your treatment.
- How to Beat Myasthenia Gravis Triggers
The key to living well with myasthenia gravis is managing triggers. Learn the common triggers, how to avoid them, and make the best of it when you can’t.
- Dealing With the Fatigue of Myasthenia Gravis
Managing fatigue is a big part of living with myasthenia gravis. See how one person deals with the daily “roller coaster” of changing energy levels.
- Transient Global Amnesia Is an Experience You'll Never Forget
TGA is an episode of sudden and short-lived forgetting that is most common in people between 50 and 70
- Is Havana Syndrome Real? Here’s What History Can Tell Us
No one has been able to say for sure whether Havana syndrome is a true condition. How does it compare to psychogenic illnesses of the past?
- How Do I Explain My Myasthenia Gravis?
Tips on how to explain your condition to family and friends.
- Living a Full Life With Myasthenia Gravis
Take a glimpse inside what it's like to live with myasthenia gravis with someone who makes the most of every day despite their condition.
- Mental Health Challenges With Myasthenia Gravis
Living with myasthenia gravis can impact your mental health. A professional offers tips for how to effectively care for your physical and emotional health.
- New Advancements in Treating Myasthenia Gravis
Learn about the latest developments in treating myasthenia gravis from an expert on the condition.
- My Daily Life With Myasthenia Gravis
Find out what it's like to walk in the shoes of someone with myasthenia gravis.
- Managing Unpredictable Days With Myasthenia Gravis
Some days can be a challenge with myasthenia gravis. See how someone who’s lived with it for some time manages those times and keeps a positive outlook.
- What Is Chronic Wasting Disease?
Chronic Wasting Disease is a disease that certain animals can get in the wild. It is fatal and spreads easily. Learn more about Chronic Wasting Disease and how to stop the spread.
- Caring for a Child With Spinal Muscular Atrophy
When a doctor tells you your child has spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), you may feel overwhelmed and full of questions. Learn how one family is handling life after that diagnosis.
- Lower Your Odds of Getting Dementia
The number of people with dementia is growing. The mind-robbing disease has no cure, but research shows how you may be able to lower your chances of having it.
- How to Keep Your Brain Fit
Don't take your brain's powers for granted. Here's what you can do -- throughout your life -- to stay sharp.
- This Waiter Helps a Customer With Huntington’s Disease Every Week
A server's good deed went viral after another customer shared a heartwarming photo.
- Are Male and Female Brains Different?
Some things -- size, gray matter locations, wiring patterns -- could explain why the sexes seem different. But do they really matter?
- Stem Cells for ALS: Inside a Clinical Trial
WebMD talks to ALS patient John Jerome and his doctors about the ALS stem cell trial being done at Emory University.
- Why Do You Always Get Lost?
Some people lose their way all the time; others have an innate sense of direction. Here's how their brains are different.
- Bob Woodruff After Traumatic Brain Injury
ABC News journalist Bob Woodruff talks with WebMD about his experiences before, during, and after a traumatic brain injury that occurred in Iraq while on a 2006 reporting assignment.