At a time when there is a pandemic going on and the US is dealing with protests and riots because of the murder of George Floyd, posting this seems almost irrelevant, but it's something my family has dealt and lived with for years, and I will continue to post this every June. June is Myasthenia … Continue reading What is Myasthenia Gravis? (revisited)
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Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake
My mom developed an autoimmune disorder called Myasthenia Gravis almost 20 years ago. It was difficult for her to manage for the first few years, but she eventually found out that a gluten-free diet helps her manage her symptoms almost as well as her medication. It was a little devastating at first as my mom … Continue reading Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake
What is Myasthenia Gravis?
June is Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month. What is Myasthenia Gravis (MG)? A not too well known autoimmune neuromuscular disorder that usually takes 1-2 years to diagnose, it’s also called the snowflake disease because every case is different. It usually starts with a routine infection, like the cold or the flu, and then myasthenic symptoms start … Continue reading What is Myasthenia Gravis?