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Name Muscular Dystrophy
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Symptoms of Muscular Dystrophy
The muscular dystrophies are a group of neuromuscular disorders. These conditions are characterised by the loss of muscle strength, as progressive muscle wasting or nerve deterioration occurs. Many, but not all, are inherited.
Types Please see the Muscular Dystrophy website to find details of all types of neuromuscular conditions.
Useful national contacts Muscular Dystrophy Campaign
Helpline: 0800 652 6352
Link opens in new window www.muscular-dystrophy.org
Find local support and services:
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Myotonic Dystophy Support Group
Helpline: 0115 987 0080
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Neuromuscular Centre
Tel: 01606 860911
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Online resources Muscular dystrophy (NHS Choices)
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Our resources

The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Muscular Dystrophy and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

Myotonic Dystrophy: The Facts This includes a copy of the book Myotonic Dystrophy: The Facts.