Myasthenia Gravis

Definition of Myasthenia Gravis:

A chronic progressive disease in which the muscles, especially those of the head and face, become weak and easily fatigued.

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Excessive Sweating

...the condition
“...Some medications may by themselves cause excessive sweating, such as the medications often used for prostate cancer, AIDS, or pyridostigmine (Mestinon™) used for the condition myasthenia gravis.  Obesity and exercise are other obvious causes...”
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General Weakness

...the condition
“...Rarely, generalized muscle weakness may be caused by another health problem, such as ... Myasthenia gravis...”

Manganese a treatment
“...Manganese is used in the following conditions ... myasthenia gravis...”

Myasthenia Gravis

...the condition
Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease characterized by fatigue and varying degrees of episodic weakness of the voluntary muscles...”
...our question about Reduced muscle tone
“In cases of Myasthenia Gravis, a neurologist will often test reflexes, muscle strength, muscle tone, senses of touch and sight, coordination, and balance.”
...relationship to Thymoma
“About 15% of patients with myasthenia gravis are found to have a tumor of the thymus gland, known as a thymoma...”
...relationship to Autoimmune Tendency
“About 5-10% of patients with myasthenia gravis also have other autoimmune diseases.”
...recommendation Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
“...Additionally, Dr Fred Klenner, MD stresses the importance of thiamin in treating myasthenia gravis and recommends its use by injection...”
...recommendation Test for DHEA
“DHEA is almost always low in patients with autoimmune conditions such as myasthenia gravis.”
...recommendation Conventional Drug Use
“Conventional medicine can control myasthenia gravis.  Some medications improve neuromuscular transmission and increase muscle strength, and some suppress the production of abnormal antibodies...”
...recommendation Essential Fatty Acids
“...A blend of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids may provide supportive benefit in the treatment of myasthenia gravis
...recommendation Aerobic Exercise
“Available literature indicates that patients with myasthenia gravis may benefit from both a strengthening as well as an aerobic/cardiovascular fitness program...”
...recommendation Manganese
“Manganese deficiency has been linked to myasthenia gravis.  Manganese activates several enzyme systems and supports the utilization of vitamin C, E, choline, and other B-vitamins...”
...recommendation Dairy Products Avoidance
“Autoimmune conditions such as Myasthenia Gravis can be greatly affected by what we eat...”
...recommendation Potassium
“The weakness of myasthenia gravis may be improved by potassium consumption, if dietary potassium is low.”
...recommendation Surgery
“...In most patients with myasthenia gravis, the thymus is enlarged, and 10-15% have thymomas...”
...recommendation Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)
“...There is sufficient evidence to believe that coenzyme A, which is the physiologically active form of pantothenic acid in animals, is in limited supply in cases of myasthenia gravis.”
...recommendation Tobacco Avoidance
“Dr. Fred Klenner, MD claims that patients with myasthenia gravis will hinder their progress if they use tobacco.”
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Shortness Of Breath

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“...which carry oxygen); Guillain-Barre syndrome; Myasthenia gravis; Breathing difficulty can be described as...”


...the condition
“...The most common of these is a condition called myasthenia gravis.  The main feature of this condition is increased fatigue of certain muscle groups, which means that when those muscles are used they become weak very quickly...”

Vocal Cord Paresis / Paralysis

...the condition
“...Vocal cord paresis can be caused by ... Myasthenia gravis...”
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