All about COVID-19 and PPP

WHAT IS PERIODIC PARALYSIS

Periodic Paralysis is a group of disorders whereby patients become weak due to triggers such as rest after exercise or certain foods.These disorders are part of a broader class of disorders called ion channelopathies, in which a genetic defect in a muscle ion channel results in symptoms of episodic stiffness or weakness in response to certain triggers.

About Periodic Paralysis Association

READ ABOUT PPA

Are you a Patient, Family Member, or Physician seeking information about the different types of Periodic Paralysis?

About Periodic Paralysis Association

BECOME A MEMBER

Are you interested in Membership in the PPA and get full access to our Forum?

About Periodic Paralysis Association

ASK THE EXPERTS

Would you like to ask a question to our Medical Advisors?

Latest News

Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic around the world it is impossible to bring you a PPA Conference in person. We hope that this live webcast on Sept 19th will help to fill the void. We look forward to being with you again in person in 2021 and ask that you watch for updates. Read more

Advice Disclaimer

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions about your medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking advice or treatment because of something you have read here. This information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.