Category Archives Myasthenia Gravis

A diagnosis can come as an unpleasant surprise or as a long-awaited answer to your worries. Either way, a diagnosis means one thing above all - you can receive treatment. Which in turn means your symptoms are going to get better and hopefully, at some point in the future a remission is possible.  We at FindMeCure understand, however, that if…

Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month seems like the best possible time to not only educate about MG and spread awareness but also to bring hope and share stories of overcoming challenges and defeating the urge to give up. If there is one thing we at FindMeCure love doing for our readership it's sharing patients' personal experience, presenting stories with real-life happy…

As one concerned boyfriend of a Myasthenia Gravis patient once noted on an MG forum, there is not a lot of information out there about how myasthenia can impact a person’s sex life. To be fair, MG manifests in a variety of different ways depending on the individual, so to write something that would be relevant to every patient is…

It’s Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month and in the spirit of spreading awareness, we’d like to bring to your attention some hurtful myths about MG. We hope that by better understanding what myasthenia patients experience, you can develop a deeper sensitivity about their struggle and treat them with much-needed compassion. MG Awareness Month was started by the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of…

A Myasthenic crisis (MC) is an emergency experienced by some Myasthenia gravis patients within the first year of being diagnosed. If you’re new to the whole MG thing and you want to know what to do if you happen to be one of the unlucky 15-20% of patients who have an MC at least once in their lifetime you might…

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…

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