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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. 26 People

    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 3 Responses May 5, 2010

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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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    I can't remmember a day I didn't have muscles

    my my mom said I started walking really early n some pics I could tell I have really defined muscles I've allways been stronger than other kids when I was 13 I had bigger muscles than my 17yo brother( I felt good that day) n I didn't worked out at all now I'm working out out...
    Luka20 Luka20 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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 4 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 5 Responses Mar 7, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I'm trying to go to the army and all throughout my life I've had problems with my weight. I'm not obese, however I use to compete weight training and I have tons of muscle. I don't...
    chrystalt chrystalt 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    Achy muscle is a result of the micro tearing of muscle tissue that will grow back together into thicker strands and thicker and more bulky muscles. During some occasions the...
    ErbiumbInTheEr ErbiumbInTheEr 16-17, F May 5

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    I haven't done "hard" drugs (heroin, crack etc.)...but drugs are drugs. I've abused Soma (muscle relaxer), Vicodin, Xanax, Klonopin...I'm not proud to say that I still once in a...
    beautifulblessedchild beautifulblessedchild 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    ⌂ Home Debbie Avatar Debbie ⚙ Forgive my spelling errors (was very hard to write) Also forgive how long winded this is, but fellow FM sufferers can relate to how...
    debbie913 debbie913 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    So, it turns out that I have a TMJ problem. The reason I bring this up in this group, is because of me grinding my teeth at night, it's actually causing certain muscles in my neck...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    In the past 64 years since I contracted polio, nothing has been discovered to cure the later effects of polio, but Gabapentin for nerve pain (300 mg.) really helps me sleep at...
    julesgarden julesgarden 61-65 Apr 29

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    I'll never know exactly what I did, but I'm constantly living with the pain of a bad back. It was Halloween. 2006. I woke up so excited that it was my favorite holiday. That is...
    SheepishlyMe SheepishlyMe 26-30 2 Responses Apr 30

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    Today my chest was giving me slight pain. But it felt like muscle pain. I think I pull muscle in my chest very easily
    omar28285 omar28285 26-30, M May 4

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    As my husband states: "If it doesn't have more than 400 cubic inches, it is a lawn mower". Sure some modern powerplants do make huge amounts of horsepower, but it takes big cubes...
    canuckrider canuckrider 46-50, F 4 Responses May 9

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    I have allways loved American muscle cars and what was a old time era is back going harder and faster than ever . They are pumping out more horse power than ever before. My love...
    philipsSRT8 philipsSRT8 56-60, M 7 Responses May 15

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    a young guy in a GT mustang pull beside me a while back and we left the lights like true muscle fans , but you can bet he didnt go home and tell his friends that a old guy in a...
    philipsSRT8 philipsSRT8 56-60, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm 13 and have known that I have Poland syndrome all my life I'm lucky though I'm only missing my right pictorial muscle, my breast is inverted and my fingers on my right hand are...
    Incorrect13 Incorrect13 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    First time I got SP (Sleep Paralysis) was few months ago. What is Sleep Paralysis? Sleep paralysis is a phenomenon in which a person, either falling asleep or awakening...
    xAnnaa xAnnaa 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm not in a hurry, i have no particular goals except to gain muscle mass and i go the gym 3 times on week So i'm not obsessed with that but a friend of mine told me to try whey...
    Enjoyyourlife Enjoyyourlife 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    "Booksmart" "You don't use your brain" "Do not make decisions on your own anymore, ask me before you do anything" "F*** U" "Stupid" "Lazy" And that's not even half of it. I can...
    DearYou DearYou 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    She got her nail, went to my right leg and dug out something. You can see she dug too much and looks like she went into a layer of skin she shouldn't have. I said about it and she...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 3 Responses Apr 26

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    As a child I grew up in a household with an alcoholic father, who was very much a dictator in the household, had anger problems, consistently cheated on my mom and would get into...
    CountryPrincess88 CountryPrincess88 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    To go to university and take Computer Science and deal with it's math courses. (5 in two years) It will be hard for me to get 80% in my current Math 12 course (Pre-Calc), and I...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M Apr 27

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    I have a relative (related by marriage..I guess) that keeps trying to "one up" me...I don't even talk to her...and just got sick of her sh*t when she got mad when i made fun of the...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    you can find me at areilly29 please be 18 or over. my sense of humor is not for children. I also don't appreciate being used as interactive p0rn. so if all you want is sex related...
    areilly29 areilly29 26-30, T 1 Response Apr 29

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    And I have seizures and convulsions and when I have a seizure I blackout and when I have a convulsions I look like I'm having a seizure but im fully aware of my surroundings y does...
    jayjax211233 jayjax211233 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 29

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    i am 14 and in the 8th grade. yesterday we were testing in science and notice this kid Ethan. He was wearing a tanked top and i could see is muscles and that's when i notice how...
    zane234 zane234 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 29

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    Another random person who I've never personally talked to has blocked me, yet again. And, just like 90% of all the other times I've been blocked, it was for absolutely no reason...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 30

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    I haven't been diagnosed yet. my Dr is trying to eliminate anything else it could be, but I am suffering. I'm having a hard time going to work everyday cuz i can't get out of...
    kareenmarie kareenmarie 36-40, F Apr 30

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    OK, I'm new at This and I am going to post my problems and let people help em solve them! (For this post no guys comments thank you!) :tampons Ok so on my last period I got my...
    Blondiegual Blondiegual 13-15, F 2 Responses May 3

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    When I started having more extreme nightmares when I was a six/seven, I used to sneak into my mum’s bed because I knew that my nightmares wouldn't follow me there. But the...
    lunightandday lunightandday 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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