Cerebral palsy symptoms
Symptoms of cerebral palsy range from muscle stiffness and weakness to balance problems. Learn all about the four main types of cerebral palsy here.
Myasthenia gravis is a disease of the neuromuscular system that causes muscle weakness. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
What causes falls?
The natural ageing process often places older adults at an increased risk of having a fall. Find out the general causes of a fall.
Duchenne muscular dystrophy
DMD, the commonest muscular dystrophy in kids, causes gradual loss of muscle function, affecting everyday activity. Treatment may help daily life.
Porphyria is caused by problems with red blood cells and has wide range of symptoms. Find out about management and treatment options.
Addison's disease is a condition that makes people feel very weak and tired. Learn more about its symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment.
Babies/children with Tay-Sachs develop slowly, lose vision and speech, and typically don’t reach school age. It’s commoner in certain genetic groups.
Leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease, is an infection of the skin and nerves. It is rare in Australia and can be easily treated and cured with antibiotics.
Magnesium blood test
A magnesium blood test is carried out to see if your body has enough magnesium. Most people get sufficient magnesium from food.
Rhabdomyolysis happens when muscle tissue is destroyed and their contents released into the bloodstream. Find out more about its symptoms and treatments.