Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease causing abnormal weakness of certain muscles due to a breakdown in the normal communication between nerves and muscles. There is no cure for myasthenia gravis, but treatment can help relieve signs and symptoms, such as weakness of arm or leg muscles, double vision, drooping eyelids, and difficulties with speech, chewing, swallowing and breathing.

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Myasthenia gravis affects all races and can develop at any age from childhood to old age. Women are affected nearly three times more often than men during early adulthood (under 40 years of age). After 50 years of age, more...

Power Assistance

Excessive heat and Myasthenia do not go hand in hand. Having the cooler on increases power bills. Did you now that you may be eligible for assistance with your power bills. Known as the Medical cooling concession. There are some...

Myasthenia Gravis Conference

August 3rd 2019 is the date for the MG conference in sunny Brisbane. all welcome, for more info please contact- info@mgap.or.au