What is Myasthenia Gravis?

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What does it mean?

Myasthenia Gravis is Greek and directly translates to "serious muscle weakness".

What does it do?

Myasthenia Gravis makes the person weaker than the average person. The antibodies, which are supposed to attack only germs, attack protein receptors at the neuromuscular junction, making certain parts of the body weaker.

Is it easy to diagnose?

Not always sometimes it is extremely difficult to diagnose so there are a lot of tests to try and find it.

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