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Official MGA Publications

Official MGA Publications are subject to continuous review and amendment by the MGA Publications committee, which is a sub-committee of the MGA Board.

Eventually all printed publications will be available here in PDF format. Meanwhile some publications are available here only in HTML format.

All MGA Publications will also be available in printed form by post from MGA Head Office (except where stated below). Web publication (here) will usually occur before printed copies are available.

Printed MGA Publications are free if requested from within the United Kingdom or the Irish Republic. Requests from overseas will incur a charge to cover publication and postage costs.

MGA spends a substantial part of its income on its publication work.  If you would like to contribute to this important part of our charitable activites, you can make a donation by clicking HERE.

MGA Promotional Video

MGA has produced a Promotional Video in DVD format, which is available from the MGA Head Office. This DVD can be played on any PC with a drive capable of reading DVDs or on a standard DVD Player.  It is suitable for distribution or viewing  at MGA fundraising and awareness events, and other Branch and Regional Functions.

It can also be viewed online or downloaded to be burned to a CD or DVD.

The DVD contains a short introduction to Myasthenia Gravis and the MGA - introduced by Nick Ross.

You need a fast internet connection to view this Video on line or to download it.

View the Video on line HERE


Go HERE for Download Instructions.


MGA Medical Video

MGA has produced a Medical Video in CDROM format,which is available from the MGA Head Office.

The CDROM comprises an Introduction and four video talks about Myasthenia Gravis, LEMS and Congenital Myasthenia. It is designed to give basic information about the diseases and their treatment, in an understandable form, for newly diagnosed myasthenics, their families and carers.

This CDROM replaces the previous video which was available on VHS cassette.

If you have a broadband internet connection, this Video can now be viewed on line

Click HERE to read instructions, and then go to the video,


Click HERE to go directly to the Video (suitable for 2Mbit/sec or faster broadband download speed).


Click HERE to go to a lower quality version (suitable for slower broadband links - less than 2 Mbit/sec download speed).

The complete CD is also available for download

For CD download instructions click HERE

Publications in PDF format

To read the PDF files you download from this page you will need to install the (free) Acrobat Reader from Adobe Systems

MGA Information Pack

* The Mandarin Translations of Volumes 1,2 and 5 were made (with the approval of MGA) by Dr  Zhang Xiaofan of the Department of Neurology,  Tongji Hospital, Huazhong University of Science and Technology. We are grateful to Dr Zhang and to Professor Min Zhang,  for their agreement that we may publish these translations. 

Other Publications

Out of Print Publications

MGA - Legal Framework

Publications in HTML format

MGA General Information Leaflets

1. Nutrition in Myasthenia Gravis (Swallowing Problems) Alison Worwood and Kate Beamont
2. Thymectomy - a Form of Treatment for Myasthenia Gravis  
3. How to Fight MG Fatigue  
4. Pscyhological Aspects of Myasthenia  
5. Plasmapherisis  
7. Herbal Remedies and Alternative Treatments  
8. Side effects of some medicines used to treat MG Dr Stanley Freedman
20. Driving  
23. Free Medication for People Living in the Irish Republic Suffering from MG  

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