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Treatments for ALS

Posted Aug 24 2008 4:41pm 1 Comment

Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat ALS:

Riluzole
Supportive treatments

These are just some of the treatments and procedures that are used to treat ALS.
You can connect with experts and other people who have ALSin the Wellsphere communities.
If you're interested in finding more information, tips, news and videos about ALS, go to the ALS WellPage or the Treatments for ALS WellPage.

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JAG
My father-in-law has recently been diagnosed with bulbar palsy and it breaks my heart to see a man, who just six months ago helped me install light fixtures and weed our yard and who was always blessed with the gift of conversation, lose his abilty to speek and eat (which invariably will lead to the loss of his will to live.) I understand that it has been probably coming on for a while, and that he might not have much time left. I was just wondering if there was any treatment(s) to help him, if not prolong his life, lessen his suffering. Any advice would be appreciated.
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