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  • ALS Support: How to Care for Someone with ALS You likely remember hearing about ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) recently when the Ice Bucket Challenge went viral in 2014. With this challenge, participants filmed themselves dumping a bucket of ice water on their heads and nominated others to either do the same or ... Continue Reading
  • ALS and Stephen Hawking: Timeline, Quick Facts, and More If you’ve been watching the news, then you might have heard that Stephen Hawking recently passed away. While he is known for his scientific discoveries and theories, he is also known for living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS. As a celebration of his ... Continue Reading
  • Is There a Connection Between ALS & Lyme Disease? The symptoms of amyotrophic laterals sclerosis (ALS) look similar to the symptoms of nearly four dozen other diseases, including Lyme disease. That’s partly why some people believe there may be a connection between Lyme disease and ALS. And while there is no proven ... Continue Reading
  • Famous People with ALS: 3 Inspiring Stories Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as ALS, has received a lot of media attention as of late. The Ice Bucket Challenge that swept the nation was designed to not only raise money for ALS research, but to raise awareness of the disease. The challenge itself echoed the ... Continue Reading
  • The Difference between Motor Neuron Disease (MND) & ALS The terms Motor Neuron Disease and ALS are often used interchangeably. In reality, however, MND is the generic term for many different types of neurological disorders with ALS being one of them. Regardless of what you call it, proper home care for the patient is of utmost ... Continue Reading
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