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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis – ALS: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

This condition is also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease or just ALS. It is a neurodegenerative disease that primarily affects nerve cells called motor neurons. What is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis? Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a disease of the neurons in the brain, brain stem and spinal cord that control the movement of voluntary muscles. As an interesting… Read More »