Wednesday, September 27, 2017

It Wasn't A Stroke But All The Signs Pointed That Way

“Mom?” the middle-aged man asked. He recognized the voice, but the words were muffled and strange. I’ll be right over, he said into the phone. The 15-minute drive from his small Connecticut town to his mother’s seemed to last forever. Had she had a stroke? She was 94, and though she’d always been

Friday, September 8, 2017

Vitamin D3 Deficiency Linked To Myasthenia Gravis - Study Confirms

Vitamin D From Fish Oil 

Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disorder. Vitamin D has important roles both in the autoimmune response and in skeletal muscles. We determined the levels of 25-hydroxy vitamin D [25(OH)D] in patients with MG and in healthy subjects to determine whether vitamin D deficiency is present in MG and whether vitamin D supplementation has beneficial effects on fatigue.

Dentistry and Myasthenia Gravis - What You and Your Dentist Need to Know

Dentistry and Myasthenia Gravis

The following article is courtesy of the Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western Pennsylvania

Dentistry can be a part of normal health care for the myasthenic and should not be feared or avoided. The objective of this article is to give both the dentist and the myasthenic a basis for understanding and communication that will result in