County honors Myasthenia Gravis month

County honors Myasthenia Gravis month

Matagorda County Commissioners approved a proclamation declaring the month of June as Myasthenia Gravis Awareness month in the county during Monday’s meeting of commissioner’s court.

Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune, neuromuscular disease that causes weakness in the skeletal muscles that worsens after periods of activity and improves after periods of rest. These muscles are responsible for functions involving breathing and moving parts of the body, including the arms and legs.

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