Through the power of social media, the ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge" has brought massive attention to an often times overlooked but devastating disease. But understanding ALS and increasing its awareness can be just as invaluable as donations towards finding a cure.
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However ALS does not affect involuntary muscles (such as the heart or smooth muscles), a person's senses (taste, touch, sight, smell and hearing), or their ability to think. Since there is no cure, most treatment can only slow down the progression of the disease and provide supportive care for the individual.
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