Terry Leslie Kerr replied to the topic Sports and MG in the forum Hacks, Suggestions, and Tips for Living with Myasthenia Gravis 1 year, 10 months ago
My sport being marathons – ran my first in 2012 at age 65, now 74, completing 33 full and 22 half marathons. In 2017 I first noticed something wasn’t right, low energy, fatigue, no endurance. Diagnosed in 2018… prescribed meds are useless, Prednisone – (yikes got off that in a hurry) Mestinon (no improvement). Have ocular, swallow & Gen. MG,…[Read more]
Terry Leslie Kerr started the topic Runners with MG in the forum Hacks, Suggestions, and Tips for Living with Myasthenia Gravis 1 year, 10 months ago
Curious to learn of anyone out there who is a runner with MG and learning what subsequent changes/affects it has had. Diagnosed in 2018 at age 71 with Generalized/Ocular MG, my running ability has been reduced by 50%. It’s now more a run/walk. Originally on Prednisone…fears forced me to discontinue, now on Mestinon – neither made any diff…[Read more]
Terry Leslie Kerr became a registered member 1 year, 11 months ago
Hello Terry! We are delighted 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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