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We provide programs and services that transform the lives of people affected by neuromuscular disease.

"Facts About" Disease Booklets

These detailed, easy-to-understand booklets provide an introduction to each of the neuromuscular diseases in MDA's program, including diagnosis, causes, symptoms, medical management and current research.

All booklets are available free of charge in a printable PDF format.

Note: Please visit MDA's disease information centers to receive up-to-date information, as well as a collection of current news articles and other content on the MDA site relating to each disease.

Facts About Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Facts About Charcot-Marie-Tooth & Related Diseases
Facts About Duchenne & Becker Muscular Dystrophies (DMD and BMD)
Facts About Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD)
Facts About Friedreich's Ataxia (FA)
Facts About Genetics and Neuromuscular Diseases
Facts About Genetics and Neuromuscular Diseases
Facts About Inflammatory Myopathies (Myositis)
Facts About Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophies (LGMD)
Facts About Metabolic Diseases of Muscle
Facts About Mitochondrial Myopathies
Facts About Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
Facts About Myopathies
Facts About Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy (DM, or MMD)
Facts About Plasmapheresis
Facts About Rare Muscular Dystrophies
Facts About Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)