Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune ,neuromuscular disorder ,as the name suggest this condition is related to nerves and muscles
This condition occurs when the communication between the nervous system and muscular system impaired,as a result it leads to weakness in the muscles of the body
One of the major complications of myasthenia gravis is
Myasthenia gravis is wide range of symptoms such as :
All these symptoms become progressively worsen during activity,but symptoms improve after resting.
Myasthenia gravis is a neuromuscular disorder that’s usually caused by autoimmune problems,the exact cause of this autoimmune reaction is not clear yet property but may be viral or bacterial proteins may prompt the body to attack acetylcholine
Autoimmune disorder means when your immune system ,which normally protect the body from foreign organisms -mistakenly attacks itself
In this condition antibodies, which are proteins that normally attack foerign,harmful substances in the body,attack the neuromuscular junction.when it gets damaged ,as a result ,neuromuscular membrane reduces the effect neurotransmitter substance acetylcholine,which is a crucial substance for communication between nerve cells and muscle.this results in muscle weakness and finally muscle cannot contract properly,and they easily become tired and weak.
Thymus gland - thymus gland situated in the upper part of chest ,researchers believe the thymus gland triggers or maintain the production of antibodies that block acetylcholine
Diagnosis and treatment
The diagnosis is made by
This step includes some some neurological examination ,the physician will check muscle strength and tone ,coordination,sense of touch,and look for impairment of eye movement,your reflexes.
Blood and nerve test
The main test for myasthenia gravis is blood test and this test is done to identify the presence of acetylcholine receptor antibodies.(produced by the immune system)-a high level of these antibodies usually means you have myasthenia gravis
Nerve test -if the blood report is normal but there is doubt for the myasthenia gravis persist ,this test is recommended theses test known as electromyography, this test measures the electrical activity in them.
Scan -CT scan and MRI of the chest this test is performed to know the status of thyroid gland because the thyroid gland is closely associated with myasthenia gravis or to rule the tumour.
Edrophonium test- a drug or a placebo is inserted intravenously, and you are asked to perfume muscles movements under doctor observation
The main aim of treatment is to manage the symptoms and control the activity of your immune system.
But all these treatment are conventional and permanent
The best way to get rid of this condition is to manage the case
Homeopathy treatment being natural in nature ,treat the disease at a deeper level, to achieve the following
Control of the disease and
Homeopathy medicine include
Homoeopathy reduce the frequency of relapses and improving the power and tone of muscles.but never take homeopathic medicine without consulting a registered practitioner
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