Why would a person with myotonic muscular dystrophy fall?

Can not relax muscle. This form of muscular dystrophy also features an inability to relax muscles at will. It most often begins in early adulthood. Muscles of the face are usually the first to be affected.

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What are the symptoms of duchenne muscular dystrophy?

Weakness... ...More prominent in large muscles than in small ones, progressing to inability to stand up without assistance (see http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/gower_maneuver ); muscles are enlarged early on ("pseudohypertrophy) but wither later. Read more...

What are medications for duchenne muscular dystrophy?

Steroids. Currently the mainstay of therapy for duchenne is still steroids. Steroids slow the progression of the disease but are not a cure. There are many promising therapies being tested, but so far no others available at this time. For more information visit mda.Org or duchenneconnect. Read more...