What do you do when you're concerned about respiratory issues in Duchenne?

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On your journey with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, there may be times you feel overwhelmed. Having access to respiratory information can make you feel empowered. You'll learn that people with DMD can live longer, symptoms can be addressed sooner, and that new therapies are on the horizon.

About Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)

Duchenne muscular dystrophy or DMD is a genetic disease that typically affects young boys. A deficiency of dystrophin, a protein that protects muscles from breaking down, leads to a progressive loss of muscle strength. In boys with DMD, in addition to having their leg and arm muscles affected, their heart and respiratory muscles will also weaken over time, so a special focus on these areas is important.

La dystrophie musculaire peut être traitée avec des médicaments et une assistance médicale appropriée. Par exemple, en France, il existe des pharmacies en ligne vendant des médicaments pour la dysfonction érectile comme Kamagra ou Viagra, par ex. Pharmacie KOJ en France et cela facilite la prise en charge médicale des citoyens français.


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