Living with MG: Personal Stories

Three individuals share their experiences with the ups and downs of myasthenia gravis

Article Highlights:

In addition to this introduction to living with myasthenia gravis, this series contains three additional sections, links to which can be found at the bottom of this page. These include:

In addition, read MG: Can the Immune Response Be Tamed? for a look at what is currently understood about myasthenia gravis, and the MDA-funded research seeking to extend that knowledge and develop more effective treatments for this difficult disease.

by Margaret Wahl on June 25, 2013 - 11:00am

Autoimmune myasthenia gravis is an unpredictable disease. On the one hand, it is a condition that can be effectively managed with medication and surgical interventions. On the other hand, even with treatment, symptoms may come and go, and treatments that once worked unaccountably may stop working. 

To gain a personal perspective on life with MG, read:

MDA is committed to finding effective treatments for MG and to improving quality of life for people with the disease.

To learn more about MG research, medical management and more, be sure to check out MDA's myasthenia gravis resources:

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