ALS: What It Means To Be Diagnosed – Video Interview with Dr. Tomas H. Holmlund and John Hamilton

Dr. Norma Goodwin, President of Health Power for Minorities, interviews Dr. Tomas H. Holmlund, a Neurologist and Medical Director of the Neuromuscular Center/MDA Clinic at DENT Neurologic Institute and John Hamilton, a carpenter for more than 30 years, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2016.

Many people know of ALS, or Lou Gehrig disease, a neuro-generative disease. ALS initial symptoms include muscle weakness, loss of balance and slurred speech. ALS continues to get worse over time. However, Dr. Holmlund discusses a 6 – month study of RADICAVA, which slowed down the progression. Online sources are given for additional information on ALS.

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