What does Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ALS Mean?



THE MEANING OF AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS ALS IS:
A fatal, neuromuscular disease that causes rapid deterioration of minor cells in the brain and spinal cord, ultimately leading to impairment of mobility, speech, and respiratory functions. It is more commonly known as Lou Gerhig's disease.

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