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... None of these are signs or symptoms of ALS. There is no pain involved with ALS symptoms, merely a gradual onset of weakness in one hand or foot. ... (3 replies)
... Try to relax, First of all ALS symptoms are progressive and if you had the start of symptoms a year ago, you would be much worse now. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Caroline - I hope your husband does not have ALS, as it is a horrible disease that just took my dad a few weeks back. I, of course, am not his doctor, but I can tell you about my dad's progression. Me first had stiffness in his neck and tingling in his hands in November 2002. He lost use of his hands slowly - last summer, he could still manage to somewhat button his... (14 replies)

... is getting worse, but does not seem to be getting any better. I do have to say that I have been under a lot of stress recently, and reading on the internet about ALS has certainly not helped my sleep or reduce my anxiety. ... (3 replies)
... but you must understand that you are not alone. I will tell you one other thing.... one of our Harvard trained neuros told us that sometimes.. unexplainably.. symptoms have reversed. In just a couple of patients. No one knows why or how... maybe the tipping point was reversed. I think about that a lot. ... (12 replies)
... but you must understand that you are not alone. I will tell you one other thing.... one of our Harvard trained neuros told us that sometimes.. unexplainably.. symptoms have reversed. In just a couple of patients. No one knows why or how... maybe the tipping point was reversed. I think about that a lot. ... (12 replies)
... psychiatrist and he said some of my symptoms "may be neurological in nature" and scheduled an MRI. My doctor, on the other hand, seems to think it's all perceived and possibly somatic in nature. ... (7 replies)
... From what I have read many of you will probably say this doesn't sound like ALS, because my symptoms are progressing so slowly, and in fact I haven't even noticed a progression in several years. ... (1 replies)
Probable als???
Jun 5, 2008
... c it is.. here were here symptoms in order of progression..... ... (1 replies)
... ptoms. She also got very sick with some type of virus around December 10th. Since then she has been progressing very, very rapidly. She says that her mother's progression was much slower. She is having a strange neurological symtom in both feet. She says that it is very painful to walk and is currently using a cane. ... (0 replies)
... your doc has more sense than that. More TESTS! demand it! there are numerous diseases out there that mimic ALS. Push the doctors, and see more than one. If is is ALS there is not much time. The average patient survives about 18 months, depending on the progression they can survive as long as 5 years. ... (6 replies)
... I just turned 49 in December, and have been having strange symptoms in my tongue and throat, plus on/off labored breathing over the past 2 months. Can someone help me with some of the initial symptoms of bulbar-onset ALS? If the breathing is effected first, is it an on/off progression, that is, once the labored breathing begins, will it stay labored due to the muscle... (6 replies)
... it doesn't return or get any better. ALS is progressive. ... (1 replies)
... only a physician can say for certain if you have ALS or not, your symptoms and the progression does not follow any case that I have ever seen. ... (9 replies)
... hi. i know its frustrating. i've found that these symptoms are that of many possible diseases or defficiencies. My husband has gone thru all of those tests also. unfortunately he was diagnosed with als a few weeks ago. ... (7 replies)
Bulbar ALS
Sep 1, 2004
... And how are the symptoms and progression different? ... (4 replies)
... My 47 year old mother is convinced she has ALS. My grandfather died of ALS in June 2001. My mother claims she started feeling the symptoms of the disease before he died. So, it has been 3 years and she is still feeling the same symptoms. ... (2 replies)
... I am sorry to hear of this new diagnoses. My father passsed away last year from Limb onset ALS. He lived with ALS for 22 months after his diagnoses. He had symptoms for much longer though. Like your father, his symptoms started in his legs and also his feet. ... (3 replies)
Variant of ALS
Oct 5, 2003
... I just returned from Houston after seeing my ALS Specialist.I am somewhat relieved, but still not out of the woods. Seems as though they have discovered some subset variables of ALS. ... (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed on Friday with ALS from my primary neuro. He says he has been wrong before and he's setting up an appointment at an ALS clinic in Indianapolis. ... (8 replies)




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