• Donald Andelsman posted a new activity comment 17 hours, 46 minutes ago

    Stlll hungry, but feeling better w/Prednisone……..must get out there and walk….I am not a youngster anymore.

  • After 2 years and seeing 3 neurologists I was just put on 20 mg prednisone, 10 mg 2x daily.  Mestonin kept me in the bathroom too often.  I am feeling about 50% stronger, but always hungry.  This improved feeling is what I was looking for…but I gained 25 lbs during Covidtime.  I hope I can continue to feel better and stay at the ‘starter’ dos…[Read more]

  • Donald Andelsman posted a new activity comment 1 week, 2 days ago

    Thanks for the note. It’s nice to communicate with others with similar issues I am on a starter dose of prednisone. I do feel better, but am hungry all the time. I want to lose some of the pandemic weight, but it a’int easy. Thanks again.

    • My recommendation is to do your best throughout your MG journey to not judge your weight. Know it is out of your control, and remind yourself you are doing your best to stay healthy. Sometimes that means compromising our ideal weight to take medicines that may be life-saving. From personal experience, I had gone from weighing my most while on…[Read more]

  • I had 2 Moderna shots in February at the VA.  I has flu-like symptoms with a low fever after the 2nd shot…lasted 1 day.  Last month I had a 3rd Moderna shot and was quite sick with a fever for 4 days.  I haven’t heard of anyone having it that long.  I have a somewhat mild MG, both ocular and general.  I don’t know if my MG is related to the afte…[Read more]

  • Donald Andelsman became a registered member 1 month ago

    • Hello, Donald! We are thrilled to have you as part of our inclusive and judgment-free community of MG patients, caregivers, and families! Within the Myasthenia Gravis News Forums, we implement a safe space to share and discuss experiences, information, and news and offer guidance and support.

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      • Thanks for the note. It’s nice to communicate with others with similar issues I am on a starter dose of prednisone. I do feel better, but am hungry all the time. I want to lose some of the pandemic weight, but it a’int easy. Thanks again.

        • My recommendation is to do your best throughout your MG journey to not judge your weight. Know it is out of your control, and remind yourself you are doing your best to stay healthy. Sometimes that means compromising our ideal weight to take medicines that may be life-saving. From personal experience, I had gone from weighing my most while on…[Read more]

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