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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis does not present with gender-specific symptoms, but people with ALS report that a change in their voice or inability to grasp small objects was one of the first signs of the disorder, explai... More »

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig?s disease, displays varying early symptoms such as tripping, dropping things, fatigue, slurred speech, muscle cramps, twitches, laughing and crying, states the ALS ... More »

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WebMD explains that there is not known cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. ALS is a progressive degenerative neurological disorder for which there is no known cure. In 1939, ALS came into the spotlight when f... More »

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, displays varying early symptoms such as tripping, dropping things, fatigue, slurred speech, muscle cramps, twitches, laughing and crying, states the ALS ... More »

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The symptoms of ALS over the course of the disease include muscle weakness, muscle twitching, inability to use arms and legs, difficulty speaking, shortness of breath, and difficulty swallowing, according to the ALS Asso... More »

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Early signs of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, include tripping and difficulty walking, clumsiness and weakness in the hands, slurring of speech and trouble swallowing, according to Mayo Clinic. Other symptoms inc... More »

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Early symptoms of Lou Gehrig's disease, also known as ALS, include muscle weakness in the hands, arms or legs, twitching of the muscles and difficulty projecting the voice, describes the ALS Association. In more advanced... More »

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