Basically Nemaline Myopathy is a disorder that affects the body’s skeletal muscles or the muscles that are responsibly primarily for movements. These include muscles of the face, neck, and limbs. The common symptoms here comprise of weakness in these muscles which is accompanied with pain, trouble walking, feeling of loss of balance and other relevant symptoms too.
HOW IS NEMALINE MYOPATHY DIAGNOSED?
A General Physician/Homeopath diagnoses Nemaline Myopathy by conducting an Electromyography (EMG) to determine if the nerve cells are damaged. Often, the doctor may also perform MRI and needle biopsy to test specific cells in the body.
HOW IS NEMALINE MYOPATHY TREATED?
No cure is available for the condition. Treatment is aimed at reducing the specific symptoms. Infants with nemaline myopathy may benefit from a program involving mild-to-moderate, low-impact exercise, massage, and stretching techniques. Respiratory support may become necessary in some cases.
DID YOU KNOW?
The disease is divided into six types based on its severity and the age of onset. The type that is congenital is most lethal and is considered to be life threatening.