Category Archives: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ALS
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also referred to as motor neurone disease in some British Commonwealth countries, is the most common form of the motor neuron diseases. The condition is sometimes called “Lou Gehrig’s disease” in North America, after the New York Yankees baseball player who was diagnosed with the disease in 1939. The disorder is characterized by rapidly progressive weakness, muscle atrophy and fasciculations, muscle spasticity, difficulty speaking (dysarthria), difficulty swallowing (dysphagia), and decline in breathing ability.
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