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Lou Gehrig died from the disease known as Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). It became known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Q: What was the name of the disease that Lou Gehrig died from?
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What is the name of Lou gehrig's disease?

neurological disease

When did Lou Gehrig get the Lou Gehrig disease?


What is an fact about Lou Gehrig?

He had a disease named after him known as: (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

How did Lou Gehrig die?

Lou Gehrig died on June 2, 1941, of a serious disease called ''Lou Gehrig's Disease'' , also known as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), at the age of 37.

What is the name of the illness often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease?

ALS -Lou Gehrig's DiseaseOn June 2, 1941 at the age of 37, Lou Gehrig succumbed to Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) known today as "Lou Gehrig's disease"

Does the Lou Gehrig fund raise for ALS?

Yes! Lou Gehrig died of ALS. After his death they named the disease after him. Well sort of. Its a famous nick name for it you could say.

What is the cause of Lou Gehrig's disease?

Lou Gehrig's disease is a progressive neurological disease. It is also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The cause of Lou Gehrig's disease is not known, as of July 2014.

What year did Lou Gehrig get married?

Lou Gehrig married Eleanor Twitchell in 1933. He was diagnosed with ALS in 1939 and died from the disease in 1941.

What disease did Lou Gehrig have?

It is known as Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). It is referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease.

Can Lou Gehrig's disease be prevented?

There is no known way to prevent Lou Gehrig's disease or to alter its course.

Can you catch Lou Gehrig's Disease from someone?

No, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (aka Lou Gehrig's Disease) is a GENETIC disease

What was one obstacle Lou Gehrig had to overcome?

ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease

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