Here i had attached the press release "Mayo Rally"
Awareness campaign about Muscular Dystrophy
Muscular Dystrophy refers to group of hereditary muscle diseases that weaken the muscles which move the human body. It is characterized by progressive skeletal muscle weakness, defects in muscle proteins, and the death of muscle cells and tissues.
Symptoms of Muscular Dystrophy
Progressive muscle degeneration, weakness, poor balance with frequent falls, walking difficulty, limited range of movement.
Treatment for Muscular Dystrophy
There is no specific treatment to prevent or cure. Physical therapy, exercise, orthopedic appliances, or corrective orthopedic surgery may help to preserve muscle function and prevent joint contractions as much as possible and improve quality of life.
1.Muscular Dystrophy is a Genetic Disorder. So Genetic counseling is a must.
2.The pregnant woman should undergo Genetic check under the supervision of efficient Doctor before 3month of her pregnancy period. That will even help us to find out other Genetic disorders and prevent it.
3.If the first child is affected with Muscular Dystrophy, Genetic test is compulsory for the next child.
There is less awareness about the disease between people in our society. So we all join together and make awareness about the disease and with the help of the Multiful therapies we can prolong their life span and bring back the happiness of the parents.Research is going on worldwide & Hope we will get positive results and totally get rid of this disease “Muscular Dystrophy “as soon as possible.