Thursday, October 6, 2022

Immunosuppressive Therapy Continued For Hospitalized Covid-19 MG Patients


People with myasthenia gravis (MG) who are receiving immunosuppressive therapy are more likely to be hospitalized for

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Azathioprine Caused Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinoma Reduced With Vitamin B-3


Basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma are examples of nonmelanoma skin cancers that are well known to develop as side effects from the immunosuppressant azathioprine. Skin cancer

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Using Hypnosis For Myasthenia Gravis Pain Management

 


Pain that lasts for more than six months is called "chronic pain" . Chronic pain that doesn't get better can cause a lot of suffering, physical limitations, and emotional stress. Also, chronic pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor, but it often doesn't go away even with painkillers and other treatments.

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Myasthenia Gravis Case Documented Following the COVID-19 Vaccine

 By Patricia Inacio, PhD 


Following a Sinopharm vaccination against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, researchers in Iran reported the first incidence of myasthenia gravis (MG).

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Patient Diagnosed Himself As Having Myasthenia Gravis After Six Doctors Failed To

Larry Weller didn't want to spoil all the fun party.

With relatives gathered at a popular Italian restaurant to celebrate his oldest granddaughter's 18th birthday, he was hoping that no one, other than his wife who murmured her concern, noticed what he was doing.

Larry was enjoying a piece of crusty bread dipped in olive oil just before he bit into the  into

Monday, October 15, 2018

Huperzine-A May Be A Low Cost Replacement For Mestinon For Some Myasthenia Gravis Patients

My search for a substitute for pyridostigmine (Mestinon) lead me down many paths several years ago. It was fascinating research. I discovered two natural botanical supplements that can inhibit acetylcholinesterase - the enzyme that breaks down the acetylcholine that helps our muscles work. Just as with pyridostigmine,

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Grieving What Myasthenia Gravis Has Stolen From You

Once upon a time, I was healthy and vibrant, reveling in the promises of the future. There is something so delightful about the naivety of youth. It is unspoiled and untainted by the stains of this world. It thrives in the dreams of tomorrow and the wondrous audacity that nothing will stop you as you reach for your dreams — the bigger, the better.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

MG Support Group Forms In Harlingen Texas

HARLINGEN — Karen Mau didn’t know what she had.

She knew some strange symptoms had beset her, including muscle weakness, a drooping eyelid, double vision and slurred speech.

She came up with all sorts of explanations for the symptoms, but none proved true.

Drooping eyelid?

Friday, July 6, 2018

Autoimmune Disease Rates Rise While Infectious Disease Rates Fall

In a recent newspaper article by the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Ms Sicily Kariuki, a detailed analysis of non-communicable diseases as a leading cause of our health burden was laid bare. She captured the current and anticipated trends of non-communicable diseases and the need for a combined approach in combating threats posed by the diseases. In particular, the CS singled out cardiovascular dis-eases, diabetes and obesity-driven diseases.

It is, however, important to note that autoimmune diseases are also on the rise.