WHAT IS MYASTHENIA GRAVIS?
Patients usually feel weakness in their muscles, for example some people feel that their jaw muscles get tired while eating or chewing, sometimes muscles of eyelids also get affected in myasthenia gravis. Vision can also affected due to this disease. Muscles of any part of body can affected. Women of age 20 to 40 and men of age 50 to 70 can suffer this disease.
Symptoms Of MYASTHENIA GRAVIS
Patient may feel difficulty in moving eyelids.
While doing any activity, muscles may get weak and they may improve after rest.
Difficulty in control breathing.
Neck and jaw muscles affected more in many cases, other muscles can also affect.
Difficulty in swallowing.
Symptoms can vary according to severity.
Impaired speech or dysarthria.
If respiratory muscles of patients are very weak, then fever may be triggered.
Heart muscles are not directly affected due to myasthenia.
Vision can also affect, patient may see double or blurred vision.
Facial expressions can also affect. For example losing of smile.
Causes Of MYASTHENIA GRAVIS
Acetylcholine receptors are less than needed receptors thats why muscles get affected. ( Acetylocholine is a chemical which delivers message from nerves to muscles )
Causes are not certain yet.
It has come to notice that 15% of patients have a tumor of thymus.
Antibodies against lipoprotein-related protein 4 can play a role in this disease but with fewer chances.
Extreme heat can cause myasthenia gravis.
Stress and fatigue are also reasons of this disease.
It can associate with Lupus and thyroid.
If a patient has myasthenia gravis, his or her blood test reports may shows sensitivity level below of 50% but the normal or reasonable sensitivity is 80-96%.
How to take these supplements?
Two tablets after lunch and two tablets before going to bed at night