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  1. 1. Muscular Dystrophy Stephanie Contreras Jennifer Garcia Mr. Holley H.I 2 nd period
  2. 2. Symptoms <ul><li>The symptoms of Muscular Dystrophy are: </li></ul><ul><li>Difficulty using one or more muscle groups </li></ul><ul><li>Drooling </li></ul><ul><li>Eyelid Drooping </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent falls </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of strength in a muscle or group of muscles as an adult </li></ul><ul><li>Loss in muscle size </li></ul><ul><li>Trouble walking </li></ul>
  3. 3. Definition <ul><li>a hereditary disease characterized by gradual wasting of the muscles. It sometimes also affects the heart. Leaving a scar of tissue and fat. </li></ul><ul><li>Having this disease will cause of many effects in walking for the reason of the loss of muscle size. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How we can make a difference! <ul><li>The way we can help people with muscular dystrophy is by going to a disability homes and help the ones in need. </li></ul><ul><li>We will help them do a “feeling meditation” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Living assistance/ care needed <ul><li>Some of the disable ones have to be on wheel chairs, be fed, and have a person with them at all times. </li></ul><ul><li>When they are out in public they must always find signs or ramps. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Possible life-long effects <ul><li>Wont be able to walk properly </li></ul><ul><li>Having their eyelids drooping </li></ul><ul><li>Having in need special assistance </li></ul>
  7. 7. Photo Credits <ul><li>http://images.picturesdepot.com/photo/d/duchenne_muscular_dystrophy-13954.gif </li></ul><ul><li>http://exact.e-lfh.org.uk/exact/cppid/EMD_13_009_Rhabdomyolysis_in_Emergency_Medicine/last/gif/emd_13_009_08_cartoon_genetic_illness_sm.gif </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.neurologyindia.com/articles/2002/50/2/images/ni_2002_50_2_184_1398_1.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.adweek.com/adweek/photos/stylus/34688-MuscularDystrophy.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mdoa.state.md.us/images/caregiver.jpg </li></ul>
  8. 8. Works Cited <ul><li>http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/398719/muscular-dystrophy </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002172/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://ic.galegroup.com/ic/suic/ReferenceDetailsPage/ReferenceDetailsWindow?displayGroupName=Reference&prodId=SUIC&action=e&windowstate=normal&catId=&documentId=GALE|CV1648500396&mode=view </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.healself.org/Muscular%20Dystrophy.html </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>THE END! </li></ul>

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