Myasthenia Gravis. Myasthenia gravis (MG) was first described by Thomas Willis in 1672. It is an acquired autoimmune disease with antibodies against the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (AChR) at the neuromuscular junction or muscle-specific tyrosine kinase (MuSK). This leads to muscular weakness with easy 'fatiguability', which is worse on exercise and improves with rest. (read more here)

Myasthenia gravis (MG) was first described by Thomas Willis in It is an acquired autoimmune disease with antibodies against the nicotinic acetylcholine.

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June is Myathenia Gravis Awareness Month. Take the extra minute to learn more about the neuromuscular, autoimmune disease.

If you have this autoimmune disease, chances are you will experience a Myasthenia Gravis crisis at some point. These 5 things could save your life.

If you have this autoimmune disease, chances are you will experience a Myasthenia Gravis crisis at some point. These 5 things could save your life.

The easy explanation to why it's difficult for people with myasthenia gravis to exercise!

The easy explanation to why it's difficult for people with myasthenia gravis to exercise! I wish I could explain this to my friends who say "you just need to exercise more"

Autoimmune destruction of Ach receptors Proximal muscle weakness, ptosis, diplopia Sx ↑ with activity Myasthenic crisis: acute respiratory compromise Ice test: ↓ sx Edrophonium: ↓ sx in myasthenic crisis and ↑ sx in cholinergic crisis

Autoimmune destruction of Ach receptors Proximal muscle weakness, ptosis, diplopia Sx ↑ with activity Myasthenic crisis: acute respiratory compromise Ice test: ↓ sx Edrophonium: ↓ sx in myasthenic crisis and ↑ sx in cholinergic crisis

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Myasthenia Gravis flash card to break down study areas for this disease process.

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Reflexology for Myasthenia Gravis

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Myasthenia Gravis Fact Sheet

Myasthenia Gravis information sheet compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).

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