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November 23rd, 2016

Body Builder Regains Energy After Surgery for Myasthenia Gravis

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Six years ago, Robert Clark thought he was having a stroke. His left eye drooped shut, and he began to have difficulty swallowing. A competitive body builder used to working out six times a week, Robert rarely got sick. So when a local physician dismissed his symptoms, he sought out a friend who worked at […]

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Tags: Dr. Matthew Thomas, Dr. Paul Brazis, Florida Campus, minimally invasive surgery, myasthenia gravis, Robotic Thymectomy


August 15th, 2014

Mystery Solved – Diagnosis Moves Patient from Frustration to Peace of Mind and a Plan

By iggeez iggeez1416

I want to share my story to possibly help another person and to hopefully help others who are still facing their own health unknowns. I struggled for years with extreme fatigue, major skin problems, muscle weakness, escalating eye issues, and a host of other unexplained symptoms. I moved to Georgia with more and more symptoms. […]

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Tags: Lupus, myasthenia gravis, Patient Stories


December 20th, 2012

Surgery helps Jody get control of her life

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Two jobs, four kids and myasthenia gravis — this young mother does a remarkable job of managing a busy life and a serious neuromuscular disease.

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Tags: 2332, 5292, 5323, 5335, Dr. Brian Crum, grave muscle weakness, Jody Wobbe, Mayo Clinic, myasthenia gravis


December 6th, 2012

Myasthenia gravis – Early detection and right treatment

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Early detection and the right medication help Jim Miller live a normal life. That’s the outlook for most patients who have myasthenia gravis, say Mayo neurologists.

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Tags: 2332, 5292, 5297, 5335, 5418, Dr. Brian Crum, James Miller, Mayo Clinic, myasthenia gravis, Neurology & Neurosurgery


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