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Welcome to the ALS Channel
ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is an incurable condition that can cause symptoms such as muscle weakness, atrophy of muscles, and spasticity, among other things. While the exact cause of this disease is unknown, researchers are looking at possibilities such as genetics, autoimmune responses, and environment. Diagnosing this condition isn't always easy – several other illnesses resemble ALS.
Welcome to the ALS Health Channel by eMedTV. On this channel, you will learn more about the possible causes of this disease, as well as some of the ways it is currently being treated. Whether you are experiencing possible symptoms of ALS or have been living with the condition for years, this page has the information you are looking for. From symptoms and diagnosis to research and statistics, we have you covered.
You can begin your eMedTV ALS experience by clicking on any of the featured ALS links on this page. You can also begin by clicking on the health topics listed to the left or by using the search box at the top of the page.
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Types of ALS