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Myasthenia Gravis

What is myasthenia gravis?

Myasthenia gravis, sometimes called MG, is a chronic (long-lasting) disease that causes weakness in your voluntary muscles. The voluntary muscles are the ones that you can control. They include the muscles you use for:

  • Eye and eyelid movement
  • Facial expressions
  • Chewing
  • Talking
  • Swallowing
  • Breathing
  • Moving your arms and legs

You can also have weakness in other muscles. This weakness gets worse with activity, and better with rest.

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  1. Myasthenia Gravis (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is myasthenia gravis? Myasthenia gravis, sometimes called MG, is a chronic (long-lasting) disease that causes weakness in your voluntary muscles. ...
  2. Myasthenia Gravis Tests What are myasthenia gravis (MG) tests? Myasthenia gravis (MG) tests are used to diagnose MG, a chronic autoimmune disease that causes weakness in muscles throughout ...
  3. Myasthenia gravis is a disorder that causes weakness of the skeletal muscles, which are muscles that the body ... to the eye muscles. In most people with myasthenia gravis, however, additional muscles in the face and neck ...
  4. Myasthenia gravis is a neuromuscular disorder. Neuromuscular disorders involve the muscles and the nerves that control them. ... Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disorder . An autoimmune disorder occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. ...
  5. The following organizations provide information on myasthenia gravis : Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center -- Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America -- National ...
  6. Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America)  
    ... learn more about MGFA, see here . What is myasthenia gravis (MG)? Myasthenia gravis (pronounced My-as-theen-ee- ... 1 2 Social Connections Most Views What is Myasthenia Gravis? Events Calendar View Details A World Without MG ...
  7. Myasthenia Gravis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    Myasthenia gravis is a chronic neuromuscular disease that causes weakness in the voluntary muscles. Voluntary muscles include muscles that connect to ...
  8. ... Tensilon test is a method to help diagnose myasthenia gravis . ... Tensilon tests to help tell the difference between myasthenia gravis and other conditions.
  9. Myasthenia Gravis (Office of Disability Employment Policy)  
    Accommodation and Compliance: Myasthenia Gravis ... Myasthenia Gravis/Related Issues ... Myasthenia Gravis ... Office of Disability Employment Policy
  10. Myasthenia Gravis (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    Myasthenia gravis, myasthenia, muscle weakness, weak muscles, drooping eyelid, myasthenic crisis, falls a lot, clumsy, double vision, seeing ... Myasthenia gravis (or myasthenia) happens when voluntary muscles get weaker. Treatments can help symptoms.
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