ABOUT 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.

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The Periodic Paralysis Association is Coming to Chicago!

The Periodic Paralysis Association is pleased to announce our PPA Conference for 2020! Please save the date and start making your reservations now for this upcoming event. All information about- and registration for the 2020 Chicago conference
 

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