Doctors for Myasthenia Gravis in Perumpilly, Kochi
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Myasthenia gravis abbreviated for MG is a neuromuscular disorder that is prolonged and tends to make the muscles weaker over a span of time. It has different degrees of weakness and common symptoms here include trouble in swallowing, opening the eyes, drooping eyelids, speech issues, sudden problems in walking and also blurry vision.
HOW IS MYASTHENIA GRAVIS DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis by the GP would include a thorough observation of all of these symptoms and alongside doing blood tests,Edrophonium test, ice test and scans to check for other warning signs.
HOW IS MYASTHENIA GRAVIS TREATED?
Treatment for myasthenia gravis can significantly improve symptoms of muscle weakness and many people with the condition are able to lead a relatively normal life. However, severe or chronic symptoms frequently require long-term treatment. Lifestyle changes can often help you continue your daily activities. The following may be recommended:
• Resting throughout the day
• Using an eye patch if double vision is bothersome
• Avoiding stress and heat exposure, which can make symptoms worse
DID YOU KNOW?
Myasthenia Gravis is a rare condition that affects only 14 to 20 people in 100,000. The condition typically occurs in individuals over 40 years of age.