Myasthenia gravis symptoms

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Symptoms Can Influence Daily Life

Muscle damage caused by myasthenia gravis (MG) may lead to a variety of symptoms. In fact, these symptoms may get worse over time.

People with MG are also at risk of something called myasthenic crisis—a potentially life-threatening medical emergency. Myasthenic crisis occurs when your muscles are too weak to keep you breathing normally. About 15% to 20% of people with MG may experience myasthenic crisis once or more in their lives.


Talk to Your Doctor About Your Symptoms

MG symptoms can worsen in the first few years after symptoms first start, so finding a treatment that works for you as early as possible is the first step in managing them. Keep track of your symptoms and inform your doctor if you notice any changes.

Symptoms may vary, but certain muscle groups are commonly affected.

Did you know

Based on a 2021 survey, here are some activities that are most affected by MG symptoms