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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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How is Swallowing Affected by ALS?

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disease that has a lot of different symptoms associated with it. These symptoms can present numerous challenges for the individual who has been

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Risk of Neurodegenerative Diseases Higher in Pro-soccer Players, Research Suggests

Results from a study conducted by the University of Glasgow suggest that neurodegenerative diseases such Alzheimer’s, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease, could be more likely to

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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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ALS Lung Function Tests

ALS can negatively affect the body in a variety of different ways. Whilst symptoms may vary in intensity from individual to individual, physical issues such as muscle weakness will begin impact on day

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Cognitive Impairment and Dementia Following an ALS Diagnosis

ALS has a wide range of associated symptoms and most of them are physical. They include the weakness of muscle groups, muscle twitching (fasciculation), overall reduced mobility as well as difficulty

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MRI Scans and Diagnosing ALS

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is used to identify and diagnose a wide range of health conditions. Taking images of the internal body structure using a series of magnets and radio waves, it is often

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The Risk of Pneumonia Following an ALS Diagnosis

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disease that affects the body in numerous ways. Gradual muscle weakening as a result of the disease can prevent the individual from conducting

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