Category Archives Myasthenia Gravis

At times it may seem like you’re the only unfortunate person to be fighting a rare autoimmune disease. And it’s true that Myasthenia gravis only affects between 14 and 40 in 100,000 people. You don’t have a very high chance at stumbling upon someone living with the disease, just randomly on the street. And unlike some other conditions, MG is…

One of the reasons we never lose our hope, working in this industry where disease is one of our main topics is the astounding amount of medical advancements we learn about every single day. It’s true that clinical research is improving major disease prognosis by the hour - new breakthroughs happen almost every month to the point where it’s hard…

Prognosis for myasthenia gravis looks better than ever due to increased awareness and clinical research coming up with novel treatments. MG-related mortality has dropped from 70% at the beginning of the 20th century to 3-5% today and people with MG generally have the same life expectancy as everyone else. Thanks to improving treatments, many go on to live long happy…

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