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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 ... More »

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Early symptoms of ALS include muscle stiffness and tightness, fasciculation, cramps, muscle weakness in an arm or a leg, slurred or nasal speech, and difficulty chewing or swallowing. These symptoms can be over-looked in... 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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Nothing can stop or slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS, but symptoms can be controlled with drugs and devices, states WebMD. An electromyogram is one of the tests used to diagnose ALS, also call... More »

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