According to the Mayo Clinic, the main sign and symptom of muscular dystrophy is progressive muscle weakness. Duchenne muscular dystrophy and Becker muscular dystrophy are the two ...
How to Exercise with Muscular Dystrophy
Muscle weakness is the main symptom of muscular dystrophy. The deterioration works its way through the whole body, from the face to the arms and shoulders, down the hips and to the legs. Exercise is very difficult for people with the disease and, in some...
Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a group of muscle diseases that weaken the
musculoskeletal system and hamper locomotion. Muscular dystrophies are ...
Muscular dystrophy is a group of diseases that cause progressive weakness and
loss of muscle mass. In muscular dystrophy, abnormal genes (mutations) ...
Researchers know the gene responsible for Duchenne muscular dystrophy
, the most common childhood form of MD, causes a lack of the muscle protein dystrophin. Now research is trying to fix the gene or get around its effects. From the About.com Guide to Rare/Orphan Disea... More »
MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS
and related diseases by funding worldwide research.
Jul 27, 2015 ... Muscular Dystrophy (MD) information sheet compiled by the National Institute of
Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
WebMD explains the causes and types of muscular dystrophy.
Muscular dystrophy is a disorder that weakens a person's muscles over time.
People who have the disease can gradually lose the ability to do everyday tasks.
There's no cure for muscular dystrophy (MD), a genetic disorder that gradually
weakens muscles, but there are ways to improve muscle and joint function and ...