Trouble Swallowing from Esophageal Cancer vs. ALS

Here is a detailed comparison by a surgeon between trouble swallowing from esophageal cancer compared to ALS. If a person’s health anxiety is tuned more into esophageal cancer, he or she might start suspecting this [...]

What Is the Slowest ALS Can Progress?

The life expectancy after ALS diagnosis averages two to five years, but progression of the disease is not always predictive of life expectancy. Progression of this fatal disease will vary from one patient to the [...]


How ALS Finally Kills a Patient

ALS is 100% fatal, though there are extremely rare cases in which the patient lives many years after diagnosis. But ALS will kill them, too, assuming that by sheer chance, another illness or accident doesn’t [...]