Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

About- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as motor neuron disease (MND), and Lou Gehrig's disease, is a progressive nervous system disease that destroys nerve cells and causes disability.

Symptoms-
 Shortness of Breath
 Difficulty walking or doing normal daily activities
 Emotional distress
 Excess saliva
 Hoarseness
 Muscle cramps and twitching mainly in the arms, shoulders, and tongue
 Slurred speech or trouble swallowing
 Tongue atrophy
 Weakness in the leg, feet or ankles
 
Causes-
 Chemical imbalance
 Disorganized immune response
 Gene mutation
 Protein mishandling
 
Specialist to Visit
 Neurologist

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References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.ninds.nih.gov
https://rarediseases.org

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