Muscular dystrophy is a group of inherited diseases that cause muscle weakness. Learn more about the different types and treatment options.
Duchenne muscular dystrophy
DMD, the commonest muscular dystrophy in kids, causes gradual loss of muscle function, affecting everyday activity. Treatment may help daily life.
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) causes muscles to become weak. There is no cure, although treatments and support may be available to help people who have SMA.
The neuromuscular system includes all the muscles in the body and the nerves serving them. Learn more about how it works and related diseases.
Motor neurone disease (MND)
Motor neurone disease is a condition that causes weakness in the muscles, leading eventually to paralysis. Learn about the symptoms and diagnosis.
Muscle aches and pains
Muscular aches and pains are common and often related to tension, overuse, or injury, resulting from exercise or physically demanding work.
Polymyalgia rheumatica causes inflammation in the joints and the surrounding tissues. Learn more about its symptoms and the treatment options available.
The heart pumps blood around the body to supply tissues with nutrition and oxygen. Find out about how it works and a number of health problems related to the heart.
Nose and throat
Your nose and throat are part of your respiratory system. Learn more about their functions and conditions that can affect your nose and throat.
Can magnesium help to reduce anxiety?
Find out about the impact magnesium may have on anxiety symptoms and what you should consider before you take magnesium for anxiety.