Category Archives for ALS Care

How Service Dogs Can Help ALS Patients

Individuals diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) will face many challenges as the disease progresses. ALS affects all nerves in the body which leads to a gradual and destructive loss of

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Range of Motion Exercises for ALS Patients

Exercise can be used to help ease the symptoms associated with ALS related to loss of muscle strength and its deteriorating effect on joint movement. It is important, however, that those diagnosed

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ALS Blood Tests

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a fatal neurodegenerative disease that can be very hard to accurately diagnose. Affecting nearly half a million people worldwide, awareness of this disease has grown in

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What is a Passy Muir Valve and How Can it Help ALS Patients?

There are many different symptoms associated with ALS and they each present their challenges for individuals diagnosed with the disease. Symptoms include difficulty swallowing, slurred speech and muscle

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Coping with Reduced Mobility Following an ALS Diagnosis

There are many symptoms associated with ALS and they present a range of different challenges for the diagnosed individual, particularly as the disease progresses. Symptoms of ALS include difficulty

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ALS Speech Therapy

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) affects the nerves and connections that control practically every part of the human body. It’s no wonder then that the disease has such wide-ranging and consequential

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ALS and Fatigue

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a debilitating neurodegenerative disease that has profound effects on the human body as it progresses. There are numerous primary symptoms associated with ALS that

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A Brief History of ALS Awareness

The ALS Treatment website is dedicated to informing people about the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, with the aim of increasing understanding about all aspects of this disease. Thanks to the research

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ALS Caregiver Burnout

Providing care for someone can be very challenging but many people do it with little or no thought for their own well-being. There are thousands and thousands of unsung heroes across the world who

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