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Myasthenia Gravis (Case Study)

What Is Myasthenia Gravis?

Myasthenia Gravis is an autoimmune disorder that affects your muscles, including the muscles on your face (ex: the muscles used 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.

Case Study For Myasthenia Gravis

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 and swallowing.

She shares the steady progression of results the patient had after each treatment, and also discusses the reality that frequency of treatment speeds results.

Update On The Patient (11/20/2019)

The patient’s symptoms have been managed and he continues to feel high energy levels (8 out of 10) for the past six 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. And he continues to come for weekly treatments when possible. Patient is please with his progress and state of health.

Myasthenia Gravis Testimonial

Yelp Review #51– My husband and I have been going to Zen for almost 4 years on a regular basis at the Disney Cancer center in Burbank, Calif. Her private office and staff is located in Pasadena. There aren’t enough words to truly express how professional, kind, caring and wonderful Zen is to all of  her patients. Zen listens and addresses all of our concerns and strives to alleviate whatever pain or issues we might have.

Acupuncture has helped me with my fibromyalgia and myofascial pain. It has helped me to not be dependent on pain meds. Additionally, Zen has treated me for severe lower back pain. When it came time for me to have a multi-level lumbar fusion surgery, I was able to recover and heal sooner than expected with acupuncture. The surgeon was amazed with my progress.

My husband was diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis and with the care of his Neurologist and specific meds, along with acupuncture, he has regained his stamina and energy and reduced the meds.

Zen has also guided us nutritionally with fantastic whole food vitamins and depending on your needs, she can also formulate something specifically for you.

Healing with Zen is a whole body healing experience. Stress relief, better stamina and energy and pain relief are just some of the added benefits of acupuncture. Zen is truly “THE BEST”!!   – Julie T. (3/11/2021)



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