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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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What is myathesis gravis muscle disease?

What is myathesis gravis muscle disease?

Myasthenia Gravis: Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease where our body makes antibodies against the acetylcholine receptor at our nerve endings to muscle, causing weakness and fatigue. The disease usually first affects the muscles that move our eyes and our muscles of facial expression, even affecting swallowing and breathing. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/myasthenia_gravis/detail_myasthenia_gravis.htm ...Read more

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How do you prevent the muscle disease macrophagic myofasciitis?

How do you prevent the muscle disease macrophagic myofasciitis?

This is mysterious: This has been very hard to sort out. The disease is so rare (if it is even real), the described features of the disease vary from paper to paper (anything from a catastrophic illness to the normal harmless persistence of aluminum at an old injection site), and the anti-immunization militants have gotten involved. A toxic effect of a Chloroquine (known muscle poisons) seems most likely to me. ...Read more

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Yes I have a muscle disease,MG. But if exercise weakens our muscles is it true just laying or sitting around ALSOWeaken them?

Yes I have a muscle disease,MG. But if exercise weakens our muscles is it true just laying or sitting around ALSOWeaken them?

You can exercise: Myasthenia Gravis tends to produce a change in the muscle which is very similar to atrophy. Regular, moderate exercise can combat atrophy. Beneficial exercise is repetitive and done in a way that stops short of muscle fatigue. The key is to do something both pleasant and not stressful which will help keep weight down and reaffirm the positive, emotional feelings you attain during exercise ...Read more

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How can they treat muscle disease in hands?

How can they treat muscle disease in hands?

It depends: Need a definite diagnosis.There are many diffirent muscle diseases.Treatment depends on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Muscle disease...If CPK normal 5 times aldolase normal...Emg and ncv normal ..Esr normal....Can you still have a muscle disease ?

Depends: Most muscle disease in elevation of CPK if their is muscle damage. Early muscle with minimal damage in normal renal function may have normal cpk. ...Read more

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Can you have a muscle disease...If CPK normal 5 times aldolase normal...Emg and ncv normal ..Esr normal....Can you still have a muscle disease ?

Can you have a muscle disease...If CPK normal 5 times aldolase normal...Emg and ncv normal ..Esr normal....Can you still have a muscle disease ?

Why do you ask?: What do you think you have? Myasthenia gravis? Mitochondria myopathy? Mcardle's? Periodic paralysis? Myotonia congenita? Lumping everything together as "muscle disease" and expecting any sort of unifying set of labs / tests is naive. Start with your symptoms / signs and let a competent scientific physician rule the entities in or out until an explanation is found. ...Read more

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What is brain eye muscle disease?

What is brain eye muscle disease?

See below: Your terminology is not standard, but i trust you are asking about brain disease affecting eye muscles. Double vision can occur if a cranial nerve is injured from any cause, including tumors, multiple sclerosis, aneurysms, blood clots, hemorrhage, trauma, stroke. ...Read more

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Could statins induce a selenium deficiency and keshan's disease or white muscle disease?

Could statins induce a selenium deficiency and keshan's disease or white muscle disease?

No: There is an 'independent thinker' / selenium militant who makes this claim. Statins can produce rhabdomyolysis, but this is a histologically and clinically different lesion. ...Read more

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What muscle disease can cause burning in your muscles but no muscle weakness ? Any idea ?

Diabetes: Any disease which causes small vessel disease cause burning sensation, the best example is diabetes. Although there is need for thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Muscle Disorders (Definition)

Muscle disorders includes structural and functional problems that can be due to genetic, infectious, or cancerous abnormalities. A particular muscle disorder can be due to the muscle itself, the nerves to ...Read more