Author Archives: Vaidyanathan Subramaniam

Travel Tips for People with Pompe Disease

Pompe disease is a rare genetic disease characterized by an abnormal buildup of a sugar called glycogen in cells and tissues. Its symptoms, which include progressive muscle weakness, fatigue, and heart arrhythmias, can pose problems while traveling. Here are some tips for safe travel if you have been…

Warning Signs of Depression in Pompe Disease

Experiencing the symptoms of Pompe disease, a rare genetic disorder resulting in muscle weakness, fatigue, developmental delays, breathing difficulties, and heart problems, can have a profound psychological impact on patients and may even lead to depression. Pompe, characterized by the buildup of a type of sugar called glycogen…

Managing Fatigue in Pompe Disease

Pompe disease is a rare, progressive genetic disorder characterized by the abnormal buildup of a type of sugar called glycogen within the cells. Muscle weakness and fatigue are among the common symptoms of late-onset Pompe disease which can affect daily activities and overall quality of life. Here…