The ALS Association Explains the Disease

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by Wendy Henderson |

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There are currently around 30,000 people in the U.S. living with ALS and 15 more people are diagnosed each day.

Nanci is a much-loved Hollywood publicist who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in 2014. Find out more about her story.

In this ALS Association of Texas video, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is explained. The film discusses the effects of the disease, equipment that can be of help and who is more likely to get ALS.

Read about six ALS therapies to improve quality of life.

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