Posts By FindMeCure Team

Recently, under one of our Facebook posts, there was a discussion about the importance of vitamin D in autoimmune diseases and the link between vitamin D deficiency and autoimmunity. We at FindMeCure welcome your thoughts and suggestions because opening up a dialogue with patient communities is important to us. Your experiences, observations, insights and perspective are valuable and we love…

We already know that our mental state can have a huge impact on our physical wellbeing. Stress can amplify the sensation of pain, it can increase inflammation and push us towards unhealthy coping mechanisms that are detrimental to our physical condition (like smoking) or our general wellness (like disordered eating). We know that there can be a physical manifestation of…

We know now that women experience health conditions differently than men do. Different health needs, however, are not limited to reproductive health and “bikini medicine” - the idea that men and women are physiologically different only in their reproductive function - can significantly lower women’s quality of life. From the way they metabolize drugs to diseases and conditions that mostly…

Myasthenia gravis can change your path in unpredictable ways. Every aspect of your day-to-day life can be affected: from your job and hobbies to the way you eat and even sleep. You may need to reconsider things you took for granted or delay plans you had for your family or career. Among those plans that may need to be postponed…

At first, it may seem like your diagnosis only changes the big things - you now have to manage a chronic illness, adjust your treatment as needed, learn to recognise symptoms, be prepared for a myasthenic crisis, etc. Fatigue makes everyday life harder and you may feel frustrated, ashamed or vulnerable for needing assistance with simple tasks that took no…

Being the loved one of someone who recently got diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis is never easy but it can be even harder if you also happen to be their caregiver. If your spouse, child or parent got diagnosed with MG after some time of uncertainty, symptoms with no explanation, or at the opposite end of the spectrum - all of…

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