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

July 13th 2019 is the date for the MG conference in sunny Brisbane. all welcome, for more info please contact- info@mgap.or.au

Myasthenia in Dogs

Myasthenia gravis is a disorder affecting our canine friends. It is caused by a breakdown of the transmission of impulses from the nerves to the muscles. This keeps the muscles from contracting, causing affected dogs to become weak—the number one...

Symptoms

Common symptoms can include: A drooping eyelid Blurred or double vision Slurred speech Difficulty chewing and swallowing Weakness in the arms and legs Chronic muscle fatigue Difficulty breathing

MG Crisis

MG Crisis- If you feel you are heading for a crisis and require an ambulance, Request a MICA ambulance- the crew on MICAS are more informed. If you have been treated previously at a hospital, you can request  that you...

Different types of Myasthenia Gravis- MG

The most common often referred to is “generalised myasthenia gravis.” Muscles throughout the body are affected to various degrees. Around 15% or MG suffers have whats called “ocular myasthenia gravis” where eye muscles are affected. MG is an autoimmune disease.

Symptoms of Myasthenia Gravis- MG

Symptoms of MG vary from person to person. Some of these include, Difficulty speaking or swallowing. Drooping eyelids or one droopy eye Double vision Facial muscles can be affected – hard to smile, hard to speak- tongue swells a bit...

MG Gathering.

MG catch up today for lunch. Supported by MD Vic.

Understanding the Myasthenia Gravis Disease

Myasthenia gravis is a disease that interrupts the way nerves communicate with muscles. In order to understand this disease, you must have some understanding of how things work in the normal situation. Neurons A neuron is a cell. It has...

What Causes Myasthenia Gravis?

Myasthenia gravis is just one of many autoimmune diseases, which include arthritis and type 1 diabetes. Normally, the immune system produces antibodies that recognise foreign things that enter the body, such as bacteria and viruses. This leads to them being...