Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is referred to as a neurological condition that leads to muscle weakness, twitching and stiffness due to the death of neurons. The causes of this condition include chemical imbalances in the brain, genetic disorders resulting in inherited ALS or disrupted response of the immunes system causing the normal cells of the body to be attacked. A person affected by this condition should immediately seek physical therapy in order to retain muscle mobility and activity for as long as possible.
HOW IS AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS DIAGNOSED?
The possible complications related to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis are difficulty in breathing, pneumonia, bed sores and dementia.