A 32-year-old member asked:
what is lou gehrigs disease like?
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
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Neurology 52 years experience
NASTY: An incurable disease causing death of motor neurons in brain and spinal cord, which results in weakness, muscular atrophy, fasciculations of muscles, increased reflexes, eventual loss of ability to swallow and/or breath, and typically death within 3-5 yrs in most pts. Hope you never encounter this rare but devastating disease.
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Last updated Dec 8, 2019
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