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Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is myasthenia gravis?

A condition where there is a breakdown in the normal communication between nerves and muscles, resulting in muscle weakness and easy fatigability. It is caused by abnormal immune reaction where your immune system produces antibodies that mistakenly attacks healthy parts of the body.

Symptoms of myasthenia gravis

  • Muscle weakness that is worse at the end of the day

  • Repeated motions causes weakness which improves after rest

  • Drooping eyelids

  • Fatigue

  • Double vision

  • Numbness or abnormal sensation

  • Hoarseness of voice worst in the evenings and nights

  • Poor vision

Questions your doctor may ask to check for myasthenia gravis

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose myasthenia gravis

  • Do you feel more fatigued and unable to move your muscles in the evenings compared to the mornings?

  • Have you ever felt gradually unable to move after a repetitive action such as brushing your teeth, then being able to move again after some rest?

  • Do you have drooping of the eyelid(s) that sometimes cover part of the eye?

  • Do you feel fatigued?

  • Do you have double vision?

Treatment for myasthenia gravis

There is no cure for myasthenia gravis, but various treatments, used alone or in combination are available to relieve symptoms . Medications to reduce symptoms, suppress the abnormal immune reaction and improve muscle contraction are prescribed, as well as physiotherapy. Myasthenia gravis is also associated with tumors in the thymus gland, which can be surgically removed.

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