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Myth: ALS is a disease

It may sound harsh but it is the truth: ALS is not a disease - and anyone claiming otherwise will fail to provide evidence to such. ALS is most accurately defined as a set of "signs" - objectively quantifiable symptoms. In case of sporadic ALS, the underlying cause is unknown, making ALS not ...

Myth: ALS is a motor neurone disease

Recent published research shows that the majority of ALS patients suffers from substantial neuronal damage above and beyond that to motor neurons - redefining ALS as a ge ...

Myth: ALS is a muscle disease

Many people are unaware of the fact that ALS always only affects the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), never the muscles directly. In Germany, ALS is genera ...