Importance Of Diet In ALS Patients

Up to this day, there is no definitive treatment found yet for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).  What causes the disease is not known also, but the symptoms of progressive muscle wasting are very evident.   The person suffers from speech and swallowing difficulties, problems with mobility and trouble breathing.  With the worsening of symptoms and discomfort in eating, doctors orient caregivers on the importance of the kinds of food they should give the patient.

Source:  af.mil.

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