It’s a condition that causes the body’s immune system to turn against its own muscles, making it difficult to walk or lift heavy things. Inclusion-body myositis is often misdiagnosed or dismissed as a normal part of aging.
From the time he was a teen, Kevin Dooley, MD, was drawn to the mountains.
“It’s been the focus of almost all of my vacations during my life.” Kevin said.
But recently, steep climbs became difficult. At first, he thought it was normal aging until his hands lost strength.