In myasthenia gravis (MG), the degree of weakness and fatigue experienced by the patient can vary each day. Patients tend to feel strongest in the morning following a full night’s rest and feel weaker at night. The severity of symptoms often
Amyopathic dermatomyositis (ADM) can also be commonly referred to as dermatomyositis sine myositis. ADM is a rare cutaneous (skin-related) form of dermatomyositis that involves a typical skin finding without muscle damage or weakness, usually present for at least 6 months.
Fortunately, those diagnosed with GBS currently have a positive long-term outlook and life expectancy with the initiation of prompt intensive care, and successful treatment of infection. Statistics have shown that 70% of people with GBS eventually experience full recovery.
Nerves are responsible for transmitting and receiving information from all parts of your body, which is then processed in the brain. They enable you to think, feel, see, and speak. Many nerves are myelinated. Myelin is a type of material that
Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) can be difficult to diagnose, especially at its early stages due to its similarity in symptoms with other neurological diseases. Initial signs and symptoms can vary amongst each patient. Physicians may conduct a physical examination of feet, limbs,
Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) is a nutritional support method used to administer essential nutrients intravenously directly into a patient's bloodstream rather than into the gastrointestinal tract. TPN solution includes nutrients like sugar, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, vitamins, and electrolytes.