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... I don't know what to say but I wanted you to know that you are not alone, I have very similar symptoms as you and I don't know what it is, all my tests have come back clear, my last MRI showed lesions but they chalked it up to migraines. ... (5 replies)
... I'm sorry to here that your family is going through all this. I have had 3 family members die from ALS and now my aunt is showing symptoms of this nasty, heart breaking disease. ... (6 replies)
... hanging by very small amounts that you may not remember and this could help indicate a trend and help with a dx. Also befor you sink too much into despare about ALS or MS you really should look into Lyme. It is the fastest growing infectious disease and is known as the great ALS imitator. ... (18 replies)

... CALS. I thought you might be able to give me you "online" opinion about my symptoms. I've posted on this message board several times if you'd like to read my previous posts regarding my symptoms. ... (9 replies)
Als
Dec 22, 2013
... Thank u for being there, even tho u don't know me, or her, I see that we r both on the same page, that is what I needed to know, that someone out there that doesn't know us, can see clear headed, bout what I am thinking. ... (16 replies)
... You're right, it would be better to have fibro than other things like ALS. I just have to work on staying positive, I guess. I'm really up and down every day. I know I'll feel better once whatever is happening with me stops getting worse... I think I jinxed myself the other day. ... (12 replies)
Als
Dec 21, 2013
... No thank u, it is good to know that there is someone out there, that I do not know personally that I can talk to about this, u know u have to somewhat cloak yr tru feelings when around the family, I hope I'm posting this rite. Um, now she has been givn a stack breather, to exercise her diaphragm. ... (16 replies)
... I have been watching your posts...I have lyme and 2 coinfections called Babesiosis and Ehrlichiosis. ... (6 replies)
... Hi Jeff. I am glad you have found out what is wrong. So many doctors tell people that Lyme does not exist somewhere when it is in every state. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Dan Z, I am so glad you posted. I have been wondering about you and your family. How is everyone feeling? ... (13 replies)
... there can be problems swallowing liquids. This can be a presenting symptom of ALS but is less common than slurred speech due to the tongue normally being affected first. ... (10 replies)
... ALS clinic at UCH, but it doesn't appear that he is an ALS expert per se. I think it is very wise to seek a second opinion from a top notch ALS expert. Houston Methodist has Stanley Appel who is nationally recognized as is Eva Feldman at Michigan and a few folks at the various Mayo clinics as well. ... (2 replies)
Abnormal EMG
Jan 17, 2015
... ometimes trauma etc, and peripheral neuropathies such as seen in carpal tunnel syndrome, diabetes etc. These are generally normal in motor neuron disease such as ALS until late in the disease course where the absence of motor neurons causes decrease in the motor amplitude. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for the information. Funny thing is when i thought MS before i was really scared. After i did more research i realized it is very tough, but can be managed in most cases. Then my stinking neurologist said how everyone that walks in thinks they have ALS or MS. ... (20 replies)
... First let me say that I am so sorry to hear of your mother's ALS dx. I understand what you are feeling and going through. I know how hard it is. I know the pain. My dad passed away on March 9 of this year from ALS. He had the bulbar onset, which typically progresses faster than limb onset. ... (9 replies)
My Fathar...
Mar 29, 2004
... This is the first time I am going to really go into all of this. I know anybody who would be reading this has had someone in their lives suffer or die of ALS. But a little backing info on the whole situation. I am 23 years old. ... (2 replies)
... Hi chuckstr i hope im not bugging you but on what you said about P.M. ... (9 replies)
... I don't have the answers to any of your questions. But maybe together and with others help on her we can find the answers. ... (12 replies)
... It's not a full diagnosis yet, as I am getting bloodwork done on Monday and will have to wait for those results. ... (1 replies)
... My aim is to give the clearest and most objective picture I can. ... (3 replies)




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