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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

    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 2 Responses Jan 14

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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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    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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    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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    So I'm starting to think I have schizophrenia. My sister recently told me that she thinks I have it and I just thought it was a joke (not trying to offend anyone I was just in...
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    My ancestors that came to USA from Prussia were the Furhmeisters. I'm glad they changed it to Foremaster. My son who hates his dad wanted to change his last name so it wasn't the...
    Tototwo Tototwo 56-60, F 1 day ago

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    Literally, anything in this world can scare me! good enough to get picked! I overcome many of them with spontaneity, yet few, I couldn't! Few I can overcome if I try to get easy...
    andiebaskerville andiebaskerville 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I think. Thirty years I have been living my life believing I have an autoimmune disease called scleroderma. Along with hypothyroidism, which also has been with me for 30 years...
    lethalea lethalea 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    I had a TGA episode in 2013 after enduring a lot of stress at work for several years. The boss, who has a CHL, had threatened to shoot everyone once and me in particular a second...
    fitzjohn fitzjohn 51-55, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm currently 28 healthy-ish ( just had a physical and all was well :) ) and was diagnosed at age 10. Every night I would go to sleep I would wake up vomiting I would aspirate my...
    nighthawkra nighthawkra 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    First off, I was 11. Don't judge my face. Thank you. Anyways, my brother is everything to me, though we're only half related. He's always been there for me, anytime I cry over...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hi I'm an American male who really like to tickle girls only. I am looking for a girl who wants to talk about anything tickling related or even other stuff. I really love tickling...
    Fr0sty373 Fr0sty373 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I saw my hematologist Fri and he decided to send me for a muscle biopsy and encouraged me to get a 2nd opinion from a rheumatologist. I had blood work done and he says my...
    wandawoof2015 wandawoof2015 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    I was diagnosed when I was 13. And I've gotten worse and worse. It's so exhausting even getting to the toilet. Headaches every day, noise just goes right through me. My muscles...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    People always tell me I look like Beyonce and I'm like no, then they will say things like are yiu related to her or anything and I'm just like no. One person thought I was her one...
    AquamarineCiara AquamarineCiara 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    methacillian resistant staphylococcus aureus (mrsa) im not quite surr how i contracted it? either working in a hospital environment, or being a patient? this is a resistent strand...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 6 days ago

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    I have herpes type 2. I have had it for 7 years now, at first during the first year i use to work as a fast food worker so i use sweat alot and that caused me to outbreak something...
    Nekomeows Nekomeows 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Three weeks ago my leg muscles got pulled when my bicycle got yanked from me. They were pretty sore for about a week, and still slightly sore until a day or two ago. Also, the...
    TypingMonkey TypingMonkey 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I saw my hematologist Fri and he decided to send me for a muscle biopsy and encouraged me to get a 2nd opinion from a rheumatologist. I had blood work done and he says my...
    wandawoof2015 wandawoof2015 51-55, F a week ago

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    I haven't been diagnosed but it's something the doctors are placing on the back burner for a possibility. So, I guess I'll start at the beginning... In February of this year, I...
    tuyetmeo tuyetmeo 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    its important to get checked out and monitor. i not only had hyperthyroidism but it was caused from graves disease witch i inherited from my parents. i was severly hyperthyroidic...
    stormofself stormofself 18-21, M a week ago

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    I am just so frustrated and angry with myself right now. I have been trying to get to a normal weight and maintain it for YEARS and I just cannot seem to get there. I am stuck on a...
    Robinzasio Robinzasio 41-45, F Aug 23

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    If my wish could come true, then I wish that every 100th person, in the world, to blow their car horn will have all 4 tyres of their wheels blown off! However this will not cause...
    Sazzio Sazzio 26-30, M Aug 22

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    Over the past years, I've taken part in a lot of school trips and I must say that the number of youngsters resorting to drinking alcohol and/or using other addictive substances in...
    Drastine Drastine 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 22

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    I was diagnosed with DM in 2009 along with Celiac's disease, I guess I didn't realize what this disease was or how serious it was, at the time the Celiac's was my bigger concern...
    Jill2006 Jill2006 51-55, F Aug 21

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    Now i'm not usually someone who supports eugenics and abortion, but I have come across a horrible topic I read about, about couples who have serious genetic disorders who choose to...
    calliney calliney 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Hi everyone! I'm a 23 year-old girl with a mild/moderate form of cerebral palsy. This is to say, I can walk unaided, my upper body part (neck, both hands) are completely OK and...
    Sunshine237 Sunshine237 22-25, F Aug 21

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