5 Misconceptions About ALS You Might Find Interesting

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is sometimes known as Lou Gehrig disease after the baseball player who famously suffered from it. Although ALS is a more common disease than we would like it to be, there is still little known about it and many are unaware of the details of the condition.

That lack of knowledge can lead to misconceptions about ALS. To help educate the public, we’ve put together this list featuring five common misconceptions about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Because most symptoms of ALS are related to muscle activity, many people don’t realize the underlying cause: damage to the nerve cells.

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