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Myotonic muscular dystrophy
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Muscular Dystrophy (MD) refers to a group of more than 30 inherited diseases that cause muscle weakness and muscle loss and eventually cause you to lose the ability to walk. Discuss topics including Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), other types of MD, symptoms and ways to improve quality of life.

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Myotonic muscular dystrophy

What are the odds of having myotonic muscular dystrophy if you are the youngest of 7 children and all of your brothers and sisters are perfectly healthy? I read that this disorder is genetic so if I developed adult onset MMD wouldn't at least one sibling also suffer from it?
Also, do you experience muscle twitches with MMD?
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