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Myasthenia Gravis | Lifestyle Tips for Myasthenics

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Diet for Myasthenia

Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system mistakenly attacks chemical receptors in the body that help control voluntary muscle...

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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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