"My life with MG has been a battle between the physical impact of the disease and the emotional and psychological impact. I try very hard to not allow those things to dominate me. Sometimes I need a little talk in the mirror."

Dale, living with gMG for 5 years 

Dale, living with gMG for 5 years
Dale, living with gMG for 5 years
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TOOLS FOR UNDERSTANDING AND 
MANAGING YOUR gMG

Generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG) can take a toll on the whole family. It is important to seek care for not only physical health, but also mental and emotional well-being.

Just know that you're not alone.

There are support groups, as well as resources to help you each step of the way.

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VIDEOS ON gMG
 

What is uncontrolled gMG?

Take a closer look at what uncontrolled gMG means, and hear from others living with the condition.

Understanding gMG >

How does gMG affect your life?

How does gMG affect you?

If you are having difficulty with walking, eating, or doing daily chores, just know that others with generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG) are too. See how gMG impacts their lives, and the importance of speaking up about your experiences.

Partner with your doctor >

Most of the patients in my doctor's practice have been together for years. We're a group of people who have celebrated everything. We know everybody.

Dale,
living with gMG for 5 years

HELPFUL DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES

PATIENT BROCHURE

A brochure developed for people living with gMG

CAREGIVER BROCHURE

A guide for gMG caregivers

DOCTOR DISCUSSION GUIDE

A tool to help you share your experiences with your doctor

SURVEY OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH gMG

See the experiences of others with gMG

gMG GLOSSARY

Understand key gMG terms

Finding a doctor you trust is key to better managing your gMG.
Finding a doctor you trust is key to better managing your gMG.

Myasthenia Gravis Foundation: Doctor Locator

Finding a doctor you trust is key to better managing your gMG.

This tool can help you find one in your area.

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gMG FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
 

A majority of people with generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG) may be living with uncontrolled disease.

This means they cope daily with debilitating symptoms that impact daily activities like talking, chewing, 
breathing, and more.

It can be easy to accept over time, but it's important to partner with your doctor to fully express the 
impact of uncontrolled gMG in your daily life.

Learn more about uncontrolled gMG >

The effects of gMG tend to vary over time. Stress and changes in weather are common triggers to 
worsening gMG symptoms—and other triggers may exist that are still unknown.

It's important to share your experiences with your doctor so you can work together to better manage 
your condition.

Learn more about the symptoms of gMG >

A majority of people with generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG) may be living with uncontrolled disease.

If you’re experiencing debilitating symptoms that interrupt your daily life, it’s important to partner with 
your doctor to learn if your gMG is uncontrolled. Sharing your day-to-day experiences, along with any 
modifications you’re making to complete daily activities, is important.

Find more information and tools for partnering with 
your doctor to see if your gMG may be uncontrolled >

Generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG) weakness severely impacts the lives of people physically, 
personally, and professionally. 7 out of 10 people with gMG have difficulty walking, which can affect 
things like climbing stairs. gMG can also cause those living with gMG to rely more on a caregiver to help 
with daily activities. And over a quarter of people with gMG experienced unemployment.

Is gMG controlling aspects of your life? It’s important to share your experiences with your doctor.

Find more information and tools for understanding how 
gMG can affect you and how to partner with your doctor >

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