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"It's important to proactively manage Becker muscular dystrophy, so I can be prepared for the future and live a happy, productive and enjoyable life."
- Nevin, Living with Becker

What is Becker Muscular Dystrophy?

Becker muscular dystrophy is a genetic disorder that causes progressive muscle loss and weakness.1,2 Muscle function loss may begin at any age and may affect your ability to perform everyday activities like walking or climbing stairs. Preserving muscle function is an important part of managing Becker muscular dystrophy.

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Musculoskeletal Symptoms Can Begin at Any Age

Musculoskeletal symptoms

Walking problems in individuals living with Becker muscular dystrophy are usually noticed by age 15.3 Muscle function loss is irreversible.4

You can be proactive and maximize your muscle health

Watch Nevin discuss his views on muscle function decline in Becker muscular dystrophy

Individuals with Becker muscular dystrophy often experience heart complications, with symptoms typically developing in their 30's. Even those with a limited decline in skeletal muscle function can have serious heart complications as a result of Becker muscular dystrophy.5

Becker Facts: Preserving Muscle Function is Important

Living with Becker muscular dystrophy can be very challenging but you can take action to manage your disease.

"I’m a huge sports fan. I like to cook, grill, and follow my kids around. I want to be there for my family as long as possible, that’s why I proactively manage my Becker muscular dystrophy."

- Nevin, Living with Becker

Taking Action

It’s important to know that you are not alone and resources are available to help you manage your Becker muscular dystrophy.


Learn the importance of working with a specialized Care Team to manage your Becker muscular dystrophy and maintain muscle function.


Learn more about potential Becker muscular dystrophy treatments and ongoing clinical trials.


Explore Becker muscular dystrophy resources to support your journey.