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From the Institute for Integrative Healthcare

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Myasthenia Gravis


Myasthenia Gravis is caused by the body's immune system attacking the acetycholine receptors at the neuromuscular junction. This makes it difficult for a muscle to contract and leads to muscle fatigue and weakness.


Massage is appropriate for clients with myasthenia gravis, but care needs to be taken with respect to possible side effects from medication.

Can be alleviated by:

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