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

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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I ended off my last blog post in April / May of 2014, where I finally had a diagnosis! Lupus! I was so happy to finally have an answer to ‘What is wrong with me?” after 2 and half years of illness! (This would turn out not to be the Eureka diagnosis I expected. :() Now lupus …

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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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As always I have not had a chance to update my blog in a while! I had the best intentions and even gave it a major facelift! I hope you like it! 😊 Since my last blog post I completed my first intravenous human immunoglobulin infusion (IVIG,) started working part time again after 2 years …

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