Myasthenia Gravis Syndrome

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Quick Overview

What is Myasthenia Gravis?

Myasthenia Gravis is a neuromuscular disorder this means that it makes the affected individual weaker than normal.

Why do people get Myasthenia Gravis?

In most cases Myasthenia Gravis is something they are born with that can be passed down or can just spontaneously happen.

Is it life threatening?

Myasthenia is only life threatening if it affects the respiratory system.

How common is it?

There are only 200-400 people in every million who have Myasthenia Gravis

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