How Is Life Expectancy of ALS?

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The average life expectancy of a person with ALS is two to five years from the time of diagnosis. However, it varies greatly:
  • Over 50 percent of people with ALS live more than three years.
  • 2o percent live five years or more.
  • 10 percent live ten or more years.
  • 5 percent will live more than twenty years.
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