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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Connection of ADHD and Myasthenia Gravis



ADHD and Myasthenia Gravis both present symptoms of fatigability. Can the fatigue or low energy of ADHD result to a positive rapid nerve test?


I assume by MG you are referring to Myasthenia Gravis and that the low energy state of ADHD you refer to is that which is often called low arousal. I know of no reason why any symptoms from ADHD would produce a positive MG test.

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Susan Louisa Montauk, MD
Formerly Professor of Family Medicine
University of Cincinnati