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Muscular dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy is a group of diseases affecting the muscles that control movement. Learn more about the different types and treatment options.

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Duchenne muscular dystrophy

DMD, the commonest muscular dystrophy in kids, causes gradual loss of muscle function, affecting everyday activity. Treatment may help daily life.

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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.

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Muscle aches and pains

Muscular aches and pains can be caused by unaccustomed use of ligaments, tendons or the soft tissues that connect muscles. Here's a list of trusted articles for more information.

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Neuromuscular system

The neuromuscular system includes all the muscles in the body and the nerves serving them. Learn more about how it works and related diseases.

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Polymyalgia rheumatica

Polymyalgia rheumatica causes inflammation in the joints and the surrounding tissues. Learn more about its symptoms and treatment options available.

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes pain in the muscles and bones.

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Kilojoules

Kilojoules are the way to measure both the energy in food and drink, and the energy the body uses. Find out more about kilojoules and how many you need.

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Body image

An unhealthy body image affects your wellbeing and mental health, and may lead to eating disorders. Here are a few tips for improving body image.

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Anti-reflux surgery

Acid reflux can cause heartburn or acid in your mouth. The acid can cause the lining of your oesophagus to become inflamed or scarred. Surgery may be recommended if your symptoms continue while you are taking medication.

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