New answers tagged neurodegerative-disorders
TL;DR Ventilation assistance does help but there are other factors. ALS is a degeneration of the motor neurons, replacing them with hard material (i.e. sclerosis). The neurons innervating the muscles involved in respiration deteriorate and so it becomes difficult to breath, swallow, cough, etc. There's a compounding effect: we know that blood O2 and CO2 ...
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