How Are the Treatments of ALS?

Q:
How are the treatments of ALS?

A:
As ALS progresses, many parts of the body deteriorate, and all of them must be treated appropriately. Therefore a team of doctors and specialists often work together to treat people with ALS. Specialists involved in the ALS team might include:

  • a gastroenterologist
  • a mental health professional
  • a neurologist who is skilled in the management of ALS
  • a nutritionist
  • a pastoral care provider
  • a physiatrist
  • a respiratory therapist
  • a social worker
  • a speech therapist
  • an occupational therapist

Go to your health professional, medication and supportive care can improve your quality of life. Proper care can help you live happily and comfortably for as long as possible.

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