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    The first MGFA Community Health Fair of 2024 will be held on March 2nd in the San Francisco area! We are excited to bring 11 Community Health Fairs to the MG Community in 2024. Visit the Health Fair webpage to see the full schedule and register today.

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    Join us in Tampa, FL, April 28-30 2024 for the MGFA's National Patient Conference. Complimentary admission for MG patients and caregivers.


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MGFA welcomes you to our website. This website is intended to increase awareness of myasthenia gravis (MG), support those living with MG and create connections for the MG community. To learn more about MGFA, see here.

What is myasthenia gravis (MG)?

Myasthenia gravis (pronounced My-as-theen-ee-a grav-us) comes from the Greek and Latin words meaning "grave muscular weakness." The most common form of MG is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disorder that is characterized by fluctuating weakness of the voluntary muscle groups.

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