For Myasthenia Gravis Caregivers

A collection of articles specifically for caregivers and supporters of people living with myasthenia gravis.

Myasthenia Gravis Caregiver Burnout? 10 Ways to Help Prevent It
EMOTIONAL WELLNESS

Myasthenia Gravis Caregiver Burnout? 10 Ways to Help Prevent It

Ensure you’re caring for yourself as well as your loved one.

7 MIN READ
What Is Myasthenia Gravis, and Why Does It Happen?
DISEASE & TREATMENT

What Is Myasthenia Gravis, and Why Does It Happen?

Need a better grasp of how MG works? We cover the essentials.

4 MIN READ
5 “Don'ts” MG Supporters May Want to Consider
EMOTIONAL WELLNESS

5 “Don'ts” MG Supporters May Want to Consider

Myasthenia gravis supporters share habits and personal expectations to let go of.

4 MIN READ
John’s<sup>*</sup> MG Diagnosis Teaches Him to Lean on His Family
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

John’s* MG Diagnosis Teaches Him to Lean on His Family

This father, coach and school administrator finds comfort and peace in learning when to ask for help from his support system.

8 MIN READ
Traveling with Myasthenia Gravis
SEASONAL TIPS

Traveling with Myasthenia Gravis

Learn helpful tips for traveling with MG and download a checklist for your next trip.

4 MIN READ
Kathy Lemenu and Her Wife Diane on MG, Marriage and Communication<sup>*</sup>
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Kathy Lemenu and Her Wife Diane on MG, Marriage and Communication*

They’ve learned to avoid the traps that MG sets for couples with something they call ‘kind confession.’

6 MIN READ
Let’s Talk About Intimacy & MG
EMOTIONAL WELLNESS

Let’s Talk About Intimacy & MG

Experts discuss a range of topics relating to intimacy and myasthenia gravis.

8 MIN READ
Tips to Help You Cope When You’re Newly Diagnosed
DISEASE & TREATMENT

Tips to Help You Cope When You’re Newly Diagnosed

5 MIN READ
16 Ways Caregivers Can Care for Themselves
EMOTIONAL WELLNESS

16 Ways Caregivers Can Care for Themselves

Self-care is easy to overlook. We are sharing some simple things that may help you care for your mind, body and soul.

10 MIN READ
Crisis 411: What You Need to Know about Myasthenic Crisis
DISEASE & TREATMENT

Crisis 411: What You Need to Know about Myasthenic Crisis

Do you know the signs of an MG crisis? You should.

5 MIN READ
Growing Older with Myasthenia Gravis: A Conversation on Aging
EMOTIONAL WELLNESS

Growing Older with Myasthenia Gravis: A Conversation on Aging

Find lifestyle tips that may help you as you age.

7 MIN READ
Living with MG and Other Conditions
DISEASE & TREATMENT

Living with MG and Other Conditions

How to manage myasthenia gravis (MG)-related comorbidities or other conditions.

5 MIN READ
Recognizing Caregivers, Who Walk the MG Journey Too<sup>*</sup>
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Recognizing Caregivers, Who Walk the MG Journey Too*

Here’s a shout-out to supporters from the people whose lives they impact every day—those living with myasthenia gravis.

4 MIN READ
NFL Running Back and His Mom Team Up to Take on MG<sup>†</sup>
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

NFL Running Back and His Mom Team Up to Take on MG

Dexter Williams, a running back for the Green Bay Packers, and his mother, Cheryl, tackle myasthenia gravis.

7 MIN READ
Victor and Iris Yipp Find Hope in MG<sup>*</sup>
REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES

Victor and Iris Yipp Find Hope in MG*

6 MIN READ

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Let’s Talk About Intimacy & MG
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Let’s Talk About Intimacy & MG

Experts discuss a range of topics relating to intimacy and myasthenia gravis.

8 MIN READ
Now Streaming: <em>A&nbsp;Mystery to&nbsp;Me</em>
MG DOCUSERIES

Now Streaming: A Mystery to Me

The first-ever documentary film series about myasthenia gravis gives a close, personal look into what it’s like to live with MG.

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