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Living With Myositis, a Mystery to Many


Health & Wellness  (tags: myositis, autoimmune disease, rare disease, awareness )

Joanna
- 36 days ago - orlandosentinel.com
This month is Myositis Awareness Month, a time to join the effort to help find a cure. The estimated 75,000 Americans who suffer from this rare disease need our help.



   

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Joanna M (139)
Monday May 20, 2019, 9:28 am
I was diagnosed myself with polymyositis at age 22 - I'm now 38 and am basically helpless against the progression of the disease. We need awareness!
 

Colleen L (3)
Monday May 20, 2019, 11:46 am
Never heard of Myositis until today. You have been suffering with it for 16 years, Joanna. Wish that they could find something that can help relieve the chronic inflammation of the muscles and other symptoms.
Thanks Joanna
 

Harry K (0)
Monday May 20, 2019, 7:36 pm
thanks for sharing.
 

Animae C (509)
Tuesday May 21, 2019, 9:08 am
"Polymyositis is a type of inflammatory myopathy, which refers to a group of muscle diseases characterized by chronic muscle inflammation and weakness. The muscles affected by polymyositis are the skeletal muscles (those involved with making movements) on both sides of the body."

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