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I Have Myostatin-related Muscle Hypertrophy

A Myostatin-related Muscle Hypertrophy anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Myostatin-related Muscle Hypertrophy. You're not alone. 22 People

    My nephew is 9 years old

    and he is really strong. He can do chin ups climb anything and you can see all of his muscles. He never wants to sleep. He is really really fast. He was like this from when he was a little baby . i used to carry him then he would go down and pull him self up almost like a sit up...
    minihami minihami 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    Help For My Son

     My son is 9 yrs old and is Very strong. He has very definded muscles and even though he is 61 lbs can carry me - 153lbs around. He thinks it is cool to pick me up in front of everyone. However, the Drs. are concerned about his BMI it is 15. No matter what we get him to eat...
    lvmygsd lvmygsd 31-35 4 Responses Apr 29, 2009

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    I Think My 1 Month Old Son Does.

    Hello,  so I am not 100% sure about this but figured you would be able to help me.  My Hubby and I think our new, 1month old baby boy might have this condition.  He, will be 1 month on 6/10, and is allready able to lift his head and hold it up fairly well all on...
    edeale edeale 31-35 4 Responses Jun 5, 2010

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    Definitely Got This

    Its the only way I can explain my size. I am 16 years old and outsize just about every guy I meet at 6'2 and 280lbs - the best part is I only lift a couple of times a week sometimes not at all. Ive always been massive and strong for my age and its great being this big without...
    teewilch teewilch 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    My 7 Year Old Son Has This Condition

    I'm not worried about my son being super strong and very muscular. I just love his defined little muscles! He stands out from other kids his age and always has. I'm really proud. He was 9lbs at birth, walked unaided at 8 months, and was always ahead of his peers physically. He is...
    fastmama fastmama 41-45 1 Response Jun 26, 2013

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    Undiagnosed

    I believe my 9 month old may have this condition. Similar to other posts, he was practically born with head control and met all of his milestones extremely early. He was standing by 5 months and full fledged walking by 7. He was putting all his weight on his legs when assisted...
    briannajane briannajane 22-25, F Jul 23, 2012

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    My Defiency

    my name cant mention because i will be bodybuilding perrty soon i was wondering an i need help with this i have had this since birth just never noticed it at all i have been lifting weights since i was eleven always had alot of energy fast strong as a ox to but i have pain like...
    daddypride daddypride 22-25 Sep 17, 2012

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    Im Glad Im Not Alone....

    From birth I was VERY muscular. I had a 4 pack (which is now a 8 pack and is continuing to grow), to add  I do not work out on a daily basis. My biceps are also much larger than the average 16 year old male. All my life I have had compliments on my muscle mass and I have...
    iambeowolf iambeowolf 16-17, M 2 Responses May 5, 2010

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    Wondering If I Have Myostatin??

    this is amazing, i watched the show on the 3 yr old boy w more muscle mass at such a young age.  I am 29 yrs old and have had more muscle mass my whole life. since a young girl, i have always been muscular with no explanation. i have always been asked if i work out and i...
    nicole999 nicole999 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 7, 2010

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    Super Strength Is Our Family Trait

    I would like to find out if there is a genetic test/study in the UK for 'super' strength?When I saw a documentary re the baby in Germany, I was gobsmacked! Myself, my daughters and their children were all born with strength beyond their peers. Its something we have always joked...
    sibcat sibcat 56-60, F Jul 29, 2012

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    Do I Have Myostatin-related Muscle Hypertrophy?

    I watched a show about a three year old who had this and wondered if i did too. My mom said she didn't remember me walking early or anything, but I have also had big muscles. I was always strongest in gymastics, and whenever i got flu shots the nurses would ask what sports i did...
    snoaws snoaws 13-15 Sep 29, 2010

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    Wondering If I Have Myostatin Related Muscle Hypertrophy

    hi, i experienced this too, and even now i still am.  when i was young i was very strong and it showed through my muscles too.  my biceps were pretty big whenever i flexed.  my parents wasn't sure if it was a common thing in children my age back then and they...
    paddler11 paddler11 18-21 2 Responses Jan 25, 2010

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    Our Daughter Has Be Diagnosed

    Our 15 month old daughter has been diagnosed as having MRMH.  She has approx. 70% more muscle mass that a normal child her age but has not reached the charts for weight yet as she is only 16lbs.  We would love to speak with other families with this diagnosis and for...
    kentkarilindsay kentkarilindsay 31-35 3 Responses Dec 10, 2010

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    Myostatin Definacy

    hi iam 15 years old and have been lifting weights for 6 months and im stronger and faster then people that have been lifting for years and strength comes so easy to me no matter what i do and muscle i cant do a pushup with out feeling my chest just grew an inch, even before i...
    footballcavan footballcavan 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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    My Son "superman"

    My son's name is Jack and he is now six. He can run, jump, climb, throw, faster and harder than any child I have ever seen thats his age.. I am taking him to the Dr tomorrow because he is just so active and I need to come up with ways to wear him out before bed.. This guy keeps...
    chop2000 chop2000 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2012

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    I have grown up with this deficiency.

    I am used to being the weird looking guy, and coming to grips with the fact that I fight an uphill battle trying to control my weight. If I work out too much, I get bigger ...bigger I don't need. But I want to volunteer a knowledge base: I am a physician now. I have...
    bigsully0511 bigsully0511 31-35 2 Responses Jul 28

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