Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Topic Guide

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's Disease) Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's Disease): Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a nervous system disorder that progressively reduces the sufferer's ability to contol movement. The disease is marked by lost of strength, the ability to write, walk and ultimately talk and breath. Most people with ALS die in five years after diagnosis.


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