Myasthenia Gravis is an autoimmune disorder that affects your muscles, including the muscles of your face – muscles you use for breathing, swallowing, and speaking. One of the first symptoms of Myasthenia Gravis is a sense of exhaustion after seemingly simple tasks. This is caused by a breakdown in the usual communication channels between nerves and muscles.
In this video, Zen Tuan gives a case study of a 68 year old man with Myasthenia Gravis whose main concerns were overwhelming fatigue and difficulty speaking. She discusses the steady progression of results this man had after each treatment, and also discusses the reality that frequency of treatment speeds results.
Update as of 11/20/19- Patient’s symptoms have been managed and he continues to feel high energy levels (8/10) for the past 6 months. He was even able to go for a 3 week vacation through Europe without any difficulties. He no longer complains of difficulty swallowing or difficulty talking for prolonged periods. He continues to come for weekly treatments when possible. Patient is pleased with his progress and state of health.
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