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Understanding ALS Twitching

March 29, 2024 Comments Off on Understanding ALS Twitching

Introduction to ALS Understanding ALS Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative condition with a profound impact on the body’s motor functions. It…

ALS Movies and Documentaries

March 28, 2024 Comments Off on ALS Movies and Documentaries

Introduction to ALS Understanding ALS Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal…

Understanding Bulbar ALS: Symptoms, Timeline, and Life Expectancy

March 27, 2024 Comments Off on Understanding Bulbar ALS: Symptoms, Timeline, and Life Expectancy

Introduction to Bulbar ALS Overview of Bulbar ALS ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a neurodegenerative condition that involves the breakdown of nerve cells in the brain and…

Famous Faces of ALS: Celebrities Who Battled the Disease

March 12, 2024 Comments Off on Famous Faces of ALS: Celebrities Who Battled the Disease

Introduction to ALS What is ALS? Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, named after the famed baseball player who was diagnosed with the condition…

Embracing Legacy, Igniting Hope with ALS United Greater Chicago

January 9, 2024 Comments Off on Embracing Legacy, Igniting Hope with ALS United Greater Chicago

I’d like to share with you the story at the core of ALS United Greater Chicago—an organization founded on a family’s enduring commitment to the fight against ALS. In 2004,…

Support Courage and Community – Meet Susan

January 9, 2024 Comments Off on Support Courage and Community – Meet Susan

I want to share with you the inspiring story of Susan Blaha, an individual who embodies the spirit of courage in the face of ALS.  Susan, diagnosed with ALS in…

Exploring the Stages of ALS

December 20, 2023 Comments Off on Exploring the Stages of ALS

Understanding ALS What is ALS? Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative condition. It impairs motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord,…