Complications of Lou Gehrigs Disease
- Difficulty speaking. People with Lou Gehrigs disease often have difficulty speaking. The spoken words are vague and incomprehensible.
- Respiratory disorders. Long-term Lou Gehrigs disease can paralyze the respiratory muscles.
- Eating disorders. Muscle damage used to chew and swallow food causes malanutrisi and dehydration in people with Lou Gehrig’s disease.
- Dementia. Many people with Lou Gehrigs disease have dementia, with symptoms of memory decline and decision-making ability.