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. Conference Dates:

September 5 and 6, 2020


Swissôtel Chicago


The registration for our Chicago PPA Conference 2020 is now open

Register for the Chicago 2020 conference This hotel is a AAA Four Diamond hotel offering 661 newly renovated guestrooms and suites. The hotel is wedged into the confluence of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan and features wrap-around views from Navy Pier to Millennium Park and The Magnificent Mile. The conference site is close to airports, trains, buses and auto travel for your convenience. Reservation Room Block Now Open Please tell the reservation agent you want to book in the Periodic Paralysis Association Room Block when making reservations. Rooms are $129.00 per night, and this rate is good for three days before and three days after the conference to allow for sightseeing in this magnificent city! Book a Swissôtel room for the Chicago 2020 conference or Reservations Department at 1-888-737- 9477 Global Reservations Centre at 1-800-441-1414 There are a set number of rooms available in this room block. Please reserve NOW as these rooms will fill quickly. The room block will end August 14, 2020. The conference room has natural light along one entire wall over-looking the city. The entire city of Chicago is just outside the front door of the hotel. There is a $25 non-refundable registration fee per family for the conference.

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