This section is intended for medical professionals as a useful source of information on diagnosis, treatment and support of people with myasthenia.
To understand myasthenia, it helps to understand how the neuromuscular junction should work.
In theory, more than 30 drugs currently used for many different conditions can interfere with nerve → muscle transmission.
A common fear when first diagnosed with myasthenia is that you will never be able to drive again. This is not necessarily true, however people with myasthenia MUST inform the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) that they have the condition.