Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Progressive destruction of insulating sheath of the nerves in the spinal cord, resulting in gradual loss of muscle function.

It is not contagious or cancerous.

You can confuse the symptoms with neurological complications of Lyme Disease.

It affects men over 40 years.

Causes.

Unknown.

There is evidence to believe that it is an autoimmune disorder.

Signs and symptoms.

Symptoms appear in the following order:

Pulled muscle weakness and, starting in their hands and spreading to his arms and legs.

The weak ending to affect the muscles that control breathing and swallowing.

Stiffness and spasms of muscle groups.

Risk Factors.

There are no known risk factors.

Prevention.

Does not exist.

Diagnosis and Treatment.

DIAGNOSIS:

The diagnosis is based on the clinic.

Eligible analysis of cerebrospinal fluid (which bathes the brain and spinal cord) and Electromyography.

The R. M. N. can provide data on the degree of affectation and rule out other diseases.

TREATMENT:

The treatment is palliative care and electrical muscle stimulation.

In advanced stages, equipment to facilitate the activities of normal life.

Medication.

The need to treat complications.

Complications.

Respiratory infections and ulcers.

Depression.

Forecast.

Progressive and incurable today.

With proper care those patients may experience a relatively normal life until very advanced stages of the disease.


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