It becomes harder to take food. The daily ration of the person suffering from MG often reminds of the kids’ meals as such individual is no longer able to chew in a healthy way. The process of chewing turns into a really harmful procedure. It is difficult to swallow and process even the tiniest parts of the meals. A liquid diet is not the best way out: it may lead to different digestive issues.
In most cases, the facial muscles are attacked more than other muscles. In fact, the patient’s head and neck feel discomfort more than the extremities. One of the first signs to show up is the rejection to keep the mouth closed. The person simply cannot control his facial expressions as the responsible muscles are unable to function correctly. Any attempts to cry, sing, or smile also result in a failure when Myasthenia Gravis is at its peak. The person seems rather tired or deeply sad.