Creator of ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ diagnosed with ALS
March 14, 2017 - als
The animator who created ‘SpongeBob SquarePants‘ has reliable that he has been diagnosed with ALS. The neurodegenerative illness is also referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
The animation initial aired on Nickelodeon in 1999 and became a multibillion-dollar franchise.
Hillenburg told Variety he plans to keep operative on a animation for as prolonged as he can.
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke defines ALS, or amyotrophic parallel sclerosis, as “a singular organisation of neurological diseases that especially engage a haughtiness cells (neurons) obliged for determining intentional flesh movement.”
Voluntary flesh movement is required for walking, articulate and even breathing.
“Currently, there is no heal for ALS and no effective diagnosis to halt, or reverse, a course of a disease,” NINDS website states.