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ALS Question
Aug 8, 2018
... I was in the hospital in April of 2018 due to shortness of breath, fluid retention and high blood pressure. I can barely walk for prolonged periods of time without numbness in my left foot that extends to my knee. Breathing is still difficult when I inhale. ... (2 replies)
... This law was passed in 2008 so it is fairly new. Also I read that the VA was looking up service people who had had ALS so they could give benefits. ... (5 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)

... Sorry to hear of your suffering. I know very little about ALS, only what I've read and what my Doctor has told me. I believe though with ALS when the motor neurons die, that's it, they are dead for good. You say the strength in your muscles returns which would not happen if you had ALS. ... (1 replies)
... I know that I posted a few days back to this board with the symptoms that I have been experiencing. Now I am extremely concerned that I may have ALS and in particular Bulbar ALS. ... (0 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)
... That's a crazy long time from now. Have you considered trying Cymbalta? ... (12 replies)
... I am sorry to hear you are having so much trouble. It sounds like when I first got married. I did not have all of your troubles but, I have been sick and we have had deaths in my family and now I have ALS like symptoms but Dr. told me it is not that. I have only been married two years. ... (6 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)
... Hi Dan Z, I am so glad you posted. I have been wondering about you and your family. How is everyone feeling? ... (13 replies)
... mg of Doxy daily is not strong enough for Lyme. ... (4 replies)
... and consequent findings for those of you in a similar situation to me... ... (2 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)
... Hello. I am new at this website. My mother was diagnosed with ALS in 1999. She had been ill for some time but it was difficult discovering what she had. I hope I can answer some questions. Mom had a feeding tube implanted late in 2000. She was choking on food and had trouble with some fluids. ... (4 replies)
Trying to Cope
Oct 14, 2006
... Thanks to those of you who responded to my last post. I spoke more about my family coping issues rather than my Brother condition. ... (8 replies)
... Hello Jo. My mother had ALS. She had a wonderful neurologist and great support from the Muscular Dystrophy Association. I just realized that you are in Australia but I would imagine there are chapters like that everywhere. Have you been in contact with them? ... (4 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)
How do I help?
Oct 7, 2003
... I am so sorry to hear of your mom's diagnoses. My father just recently passed away last June of ALS. He lived with the disease for almost 2 years from his diagnoses. He had symptoms for a about 18 months before his diagnoses was made. ... (10 replies)
... Hello to all. I have posted before about my father who is currently living with ALS. Or in his terms "dying with ALS. ... (4 replies)


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