Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig’s disease) involves the death of neurons that control voluntary muscles. It is characterized by stiffness, twitching, and gradually worsening weakness, which results in difficulty speaking, swallowing, and eventually breathing. There are six intertwined issues proposed for the cause and treatment of ALS; Where you live, High levels of glutamate, Lesions in the brain, Exposure to toxic substances, Genetics, and Inflammation. In Europe, the disease affects about 2 people per Continue Reading