Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

What is Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?

ALS causes muscle weakness & atrophy throughout body due to degeneration of the upper & lower motor neurons. Individuals affected by it may ultimately lose the ability to initiate and control all voluntary movements, although bladder and bowel sphincters and the muscles responsible for eye movement are usually spared till last.

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Hi. i am a 40 year old male. i have had afib for 12 years. also have anxiety, health anxiety. about 6 weeks ago after a bout of anxiety associated...

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Less likely to be amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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My father has nerves problem his age is now 45,the problem has started 3 years before.
The problem started with the left hand the hand became...

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Possibility of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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My husband is waiting to see a specialist at the end of the month to get a diagnosis but at this time they are thinking it may ALS. He started...

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Moderate to severe jaw pain is not a typical symptom of ALS.

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