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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - Treatment of ALS
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- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a neurological disease that destroys neurons controlling voluntary muscles. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at this condition, including possible symptoms, treatment options, prognosis, and more.
- Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis destroys neurons that connect the nervous system to voluntary muscles. This eMedTV page provides a brief overview of this condition. Amyotropic lateral sclerosis is a common misspelling of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
- Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a progressive, often fatal disease that attacks motor neurons. This eMedTV page discusses amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in detail. Amytrophic lateral sclerosis is a common misspelling of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
- Causes of ALS
Although ALS is believed to be linked to genetics, researchers are still looking for a definite cause. This eMedTV selection explores the possible causes of ALS, including factors such as glutamate and autoimmune responses.
- Familial Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis differs from sporadic ALS in that it is passed on to family members. This eMedTV page explains the genetic mutation that may be responsible for the disease and links to information on symptoms, treatment, and more.
- Treatment of ALS
Although there is no cure for ALS, proper treatment can lead to reduction of neuron damage and prolong survival. This eMedTV resource lists various types of treatment of ALS, including information on medications and physical therapy.