Tag: Lou Gehrig

Why You Need to Eat Foods Rich In N Acetyl Cysteine or NAC

Why You Need to Eat Foods Rich In N Acetyl Cysteine or NAC

Medical researchers are finding new nutrients that help keep us healthy and ward off disease. One of these little known nutrients is n acetyl cysteine or NAC. Fortunately, NAC is available in many natural foods that also contain many other vitamins and nutrients that you need anyway. NAC is made from an amino acid called [...]

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What You Need to Know About Lou Gehrig Disease

What You Need to Know About Lou Gehrig Disease

Lou Gehrig disease is the American common name for amyotrophic lateral schlerosis or ALS because beloved baseball player Louis Gehrig (1903 – 1941) was forced to retire when diagnosed with the disease and died only two years after being diagnosed. In France and in parts of Canada, ALS is better known as Maladie de Charcot [...]

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What You Need to Know About Motor Neurone Disease

What You Need to Know About Motor Neurone Disease

There are many types of motor neurone disease or MND, but they all produce the same devastating effect – problems controlling voluntary movements like talking, standing up or swallowing. Eventually a patient with MND dies because he or she loses the ability to breathe. There is no cure for any type of motor nerone disease, [...]

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Understanding ALS

Understanding ALS

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as ALS is a progressive degenerative neurological disorder. It is incurable and normally paralysis and then death occurs within 5 years, but can happen as early as 2 years. In 1941 the famous baseball player Lou Gehrig contracted the disease and his struggle brought the disease into the public eye. [...]

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