ALS, or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects the nerve cells within the spinal cord and the brain. While the cause remains unknown, around 1 out of 10 from all patients inherit the disease from their parents.
There are two types of ALS, familial and sporadic, the latter being the most common and is found in a majority of ALS patients. Although the symptoms vary in each patient, all of which center around the weakening of the muscles, the underlying cause of these lie in the damage of the upper and lower motor neurons.
Whilst there is no cure for ALS, Stem Cell Treatment has proven to slow down the progression of the disease, alleviating many of the symptoms suffered by the patients, and giving new hope to all.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a neurological disease which impacts motor neurons that are involved in muscle movement throughout the body.