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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis drugs

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
Disease of nervecell: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or als, is a disease of the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord that control voluntary muscle movement. Als does n... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Lou Gehrig's disease: Although originally named for the famed baseball player, ALS occurs spontaneously and also in certain families. It is a disorder of misfolded protein... Read More

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 18 years experience
Lou Gehrig's Disease: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als), also referred to as lou gehrig's disease is a form of motor neuron disease caused by the degeneration of neurons ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Motor neuron disease: A disorder of misfolded proteins, attacking nerve cell bodies in spinal cord and brain. Tends to involve weakness not numbness, and can affect legs a... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Similar : But most childhood illnesses which affect the motor neuron, like als, are quite rare, and more hereditary in origin. A variety of such disorders caus... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Lou Gehrig's disease: Als is a disease affecting the nerve cell body, causes weakness, muscle wasting, and fasciculations or fluttering of the muscles. It can affect mobil... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
Charcot: The French Neurologist Charcot is credited with the paper describing ALS as a distinct illness
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Diagnosis: Since we hope to find alternative problems instead of als, we search for possible other diagnoses. The testing includes blood studies, especially for... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Barth
Dr. Holly Barthanswered
General Practice 9 years experience
Lou Gehrig's: Als also known as lou gehrig's disease is a disease of nerves. It is a progressive loss of muscle strength. Initial symptoms are usually muscle weakne... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Lou Gehrig's disease: Muscle weakness, lack of coordination, trouble swallowing and breathing, speech problems, paralysis that get progressively worse. It does not affect c... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology 21 years experience
It is not transmitte: It is not typically a heriditary or infectious disease. No one knows the exact cause.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Lou Gehrig's disease: Als is a disease affecting the nerve cell body, causes weakness, muscle wasting, and fasciculations or fluttering of the muscles. It can affect mobil... Read More

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