Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) affects 100,000 people every year. This disease, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease affects people by degrading their neurons to where they slowly begin to lose motor control. You may also recognize it from the Ice Bucket Challenge that was popular on social media in 2015. Sadly, this disease is fatal, but can be more easily managed and understood with some simple lifestyle changes. This information is important for not only those who have contracted ALS, but also for those that care for them. Every day with an increased quality of life is priceless.
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