By Alexandria Edwards, as told to Keri Wiginton
I have severe, refractory MG. I’m 25 now. But my symptoms started when I was 15. I was at school, and my speech started to slur. My legs collapsed. I felt really weak. They thought maybe I had a stroke. One doctor guessed it might be migraines.
I actually had myasthenia gravis. But I didn’t learn about my condition, or get the right treatment, until several years later.
How Was I Diagnosed With Myasthenia Gravis (MG)?
My MG symptoms came and went all through my late teens and early 20s. I dealt with episodes of slurred…