Red and the Big Bad Wolf

The story of me – Red living with Myasthenia Gravis or the 'Big Bad Wolf' as I prefer to call it

The previous blog post about my diagnosis journey ended where I was finally diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis. I was elated to finally know what has been wrong all along and to treat it, even though Myasthenia Gravis is a horrible and dibilitating disease to have. It is bittersweet to get an accurate diagnosis. You are relieved …

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This is an interesting article via Lunatic Laboratories about the use of our own stem cells to treat in this case Muscular Dystrophy a degenerative muscle disease. Similar research is being done for Myasthenia Gravis with great success. Are stem cell transplants our future? XO❄️💙 Satellite cells are stem cells found in skeletal muscles. While …

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Every year in June there is a targeted effort by the myasthenia gravis community to spread awareness about this rare disease. There are however many people and communities that strive to do this every day. In order to do my part and to spread more awareness I have created a Facebook page ‘Myasthenia Gravis – …

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The biology behind myasthenia gravis is quite complex – as it is with many autoimmune and rare diseases. To be honest I am still trying to understand it! 😳 It is therefore best to let the experts explain it and the below explanation on the cause of myasthenia gravis and the role of the thymus …

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As promised I will share bits of information about myasthenia gravis or MG for short. 😊 The below provides a good graphical view of this neuromuscular autoimmune disease that affects the voluntary muscles in the body. It also gives a brief explanation of why myasthenia gravis is often referred to as the snowflake disease and …

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