People with cerebral palsy can have a normal lifespan. They would need the support of wheelchairs, therapies, and nutrition. The following passages provide comprehensive information about life expectancy in patients with this condition.
Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease characterized by varying degrees of weakness of the skeletal (voluntary) muscles of the body. The name myasthenia gravis, which is Latin and Greek in origin, literally means "grave muscle weakness." With current therapies, however, most cases of myasthenia gravis are not as "grave" as the name implies. In fact, most individuals with myasthenia gravis have a normal life expectancy.