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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)
... 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)
... 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)

... Dr Mitsumoto, then Head of neurology saw me after I experienced some of yur same symptoms. ... (11 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)
... I have been watching your posts...I have lyme and 2 coinfections called Babesiosis and Ehrlichiosis. ... (6 replies)
... I'm also from Ohio. I don't know if they've ever checked me for lyme or not. I've had many blood tests through out the years. Last blood testing done this year. ... (11 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)
... My aim is to give the clearest and most objective picture I can. ... (3 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)
... Hi chuckstr i hope im not bugging you but on what you said about P.M. ... (9 replies)
... Neurogenic changes can happen before significant weakness. Weakness in ALS never gets better, however, so the fact that your left leg feels better and your arm is as strong as it is points strongly away from ALS. ... (9 replies)
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)
... I know how you feel completely...I'm 25 and generally healthy..and have been going through the same things, its so scary! I too dont have any insurance..yet drive my boyfriend crazy with wanting to go to the ER or urgent care..but we know when something doesn't feel right! ... (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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
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)

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