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  • Myopathy almost always causes loss of muscle strength.
  • Some patients also have rashes or breathing problems, or both.
  • While there is no cure for myopathies, treatment is most often effective. Following your doctor’s treatment plan is key to having a good outcome.

The prospect of a muscle disease worries some people because they are afraid of not being able to walk. Yet in many cases, treatment exists for myopathy (muscle disease). Proper diagnosis and treatment raise the chance of living life fully despite this illness.

Source: American College of Rheumatology