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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. 29 People

    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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    Hello, I would love it

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    LiftWeightsLikeBillGates LiftWeightsLikeBillGates 70+, M 1 Response Jan 1

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 7 Responses Mar 7, 2010

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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 Jan 14, 2015

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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 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 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 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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    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 3 Responses Jan 25, 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 1 Response Jul 29, 2012

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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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    Related Experiences

    I have been on a combination of meds to treat pain in my bac, spasms in my back muscles, and an anti depressant . I have been doing this combo for around twenty years for a disease...
    boldtimer boldtimer 66-70, M 1 day ago

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    So I knew this girl for a long time (crush), 6 years or something. We didn't usually talk but my school was very small so everyone knew each other well and could have a...
    youngboymatey youngboymatey 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    Hi, my name is Amber, I'm eighteen years old and I have a crush on my professor. It was a hopeless case from the start. Class only started two weeks ago and already I'm head over...
    AmberTheShyGirl AmberTheShyGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    This is in regards to a friend of mine who suffers from carpel tunnel. In addition to this...it also seems like the muscle, tendon, etc. in his arm is calcifying making it feel...
    jlg813 jlg813 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This is in regards to a friend of mine who suffers from carpel tunnel. In addition to this...it also seems like the muscle, tendon, etc. in his arm is calcifying making it feel...
    jlg813 jlg813 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This is in regards to a friend of mine who suffers from carpel tunnel. In addition to this...it also seems like the muscle, tendon, etc. in his arm is calcifying making it feel...
    jlg813 jlg813 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I think this group may be the best place to write about this crush that I've been having for what feels like an eternity. And this post will be long and very detailed, so please...
    arcticray arcticray 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    At least once or twice during our walk, my dog comes across an irresistible spot. A spot so rich in whatever it is that a dogs nose finds valuable, that the dog stops on a dime...
    AgentSeven AgentSeven 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    Hi, I have had this condition for 13 yrs now.Mine was caused from injuries at 6 wks old. Ive been told it isnt "big" enough to do surgery and they wont even put a shunt in, cos of...
    S0ul3zz S0ul3zz 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I used to write... Or at least thats what i call it for lack of better phrasing. When chat rooms were still in their prime i would find myself wandering through, just to stumble...
    HisPorcelainDoll HisPorcelainDoll 31-35, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hi, im a new member to ep and i have cp. I have only had my diagnosis for around a year despite being born that way. I have the ataxic type of cp along with some athetoid features...
    cinderellas2016eyes cinderellas2016eyes 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Okay so writing my next report on spiritual creature believes can I have some opinions? No names will be mentioned just need facts and opinions related to this topic
    AngelOfDeath92 AngelOfDeath92 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Almost 30 and no girlfriend 29, in 2 months will turn 30, single, no real girlfriend. I don't socialized much as I used to and sometimes feel lonely. 12 years after I finish high...
    taiho110 taiho110 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Recently woke up from a somewhat intense dream. In it I went to Japan on vacation by myself. I was in a hotel that had a bunch of 1 story rooms spread out over a wide campus, so my...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    -random thoughts -burning in my throat -feels like I'm choking -I feel smothered -pressure in my head -getting words and phrases stuck in my head -trouble concentrating...
    Doggycute Doggycute 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm back down to 20mg pred, fat face (uncomfortable & 20 lbs heavier after being on 40 mg & tapering since Nov). I decided I'm not going on methotrexate after reviewing Kathy S's...
    wandawoof2015 wandawoof2015 51-55, F Feb 1

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    I wonder why did I even write ? Should I be fearful? Not at All..! I have a husband name " Mahsum Ur Rahman", He, whom I share the address of 127 Telegraph road. Alexandria, VA...
    Farzanaquudusneisa Farzanaquudusneisa 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Struggling freelance journalist newbie! If anyone has anything interesting non sex related topics to research please respond! Here's my website! Www.littlestories.wix.com...
    AngelOfDeath92 AngelOfDeath92 22-25, F Jan 31

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    I wish that I had been properly warned about the worst possible side effects of an RX drug that ruined my nervous system. I have found other people on this site who have developed...
    Boshie Boshie 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Does anyone else experience a great feeling of anxiety and impending constant doom from this? Like something is terribly wrong...does anyone else feel this horrific panic deep in...
    myreality1 myreality1 36-40, M Jan 30

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    I love to drive my hot rods, I don't want to be the center of attention but like to have my ride admired.
    georgiat georgiat 46-50 1 Response Jan 30

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    Yep. I am one of those types of girls who is always insecure about her body. No matter how much weight I lose, I still think I am fat. Even though I still fit in my clothes from...
    Ashbarg Ashbarg 16-17, F Jan 29

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    Not sure if anyones read my story or feels concerned about their own experience with this condition. I seem to have made a full recovery. Doctor has given me the green light to...
    AliVessali AliVessali 26-30 Jan 29

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