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... 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)
... Hi AllysHeart, sorry to hear you lost your mother to als. ... (14 replies)
... i mean why do you die from it, does it like shut your brain down or something? ... (14 replies)

... experience their disease differently, and there is no set period of time in which you have to live. ... (13 replies)
... I agree with the above person. A person with ALS usually passes from carbon dioxide posioning, or respitory faliure. ALS is a motor neuron disease. The upper and lower motor neurons die. ... (14 replies)
... The only thing that even vaguely evokes thoughts of ALS in your story is the gait disturbance. In ALS, however, the disturbance is due to muscle weakness that your neurologist would have easily found. ... (2 replies)
... ALS is the muscle wasting and hardening of voluntary muscles. You can hold your breath, cough, and swallow voluntarily, eventually these muscles will be effected. ... (14 replies)
... Hi everybody, I'm a 39 year old Brazilian whose step father died from ALS in 1988. I was living in Scotland when I heard of his illness and my mother was very evasive at the time. ... (13 replies)
Mother with ALS
Jun 29, 2010
... My question is the same as yours only my husband has bulbar onset and went directly from diagnosis to bipap. In 4 weeks his deterioration is just astonishing. ... (1 replies)
... I know only one person who died with ALS, my mother. I have no idea what the "main reason" is that people die when afflicted with ALS. ... (14 replies)
... thanks a lot for this. i wish i had had the courage to read this post when i was having some major issues with twitching a week or two ago. i had practically convinced myself i had ALS. the anxiety probably just made my twitching worse. it is gradually subsiding and has become easier to manage. (10 replies)
... Another thing I forgot to tell you is that my neurologist told me that with ALS, fasciculations are the last thing that usually happens with the disease... ... (10 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. My father is 43, soon to be 44 this year. My mother is 42. ... (2 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)
... Have they checked that out.. done a blood test to check for leukemia.. sometimes pain can be referred pain from the abdomen or elsewhere, particularly in the shoulder. Did they feel for spleen and liver size? ... (6 replies)
... osed 5 years ago, almost to the day, with ALS. He recently has taken another turn for the worse. I just went to visit him. He is scared and terrified to die. You can't discuss it with him so I am left feeling like I can't say the things I need to say to him. ... (2 replies)
... HI I have fibromyalgia as well as ALS. Even before I got to what the rheumatologist said I was thinking you may have fibro..Look back at the first part of your message about all of the weight loss, work outs and extra working you did. ... (6 replies)
... It's hard for me to say how long as I don't know her! My Mom was 78 when she was diagnoised so I think that added to the quickness! I have heard of some living for years! ... (8 replies)
... go back for more of the same. We lived in Maine and he also did have lyme disease.. so we hung our hats on lyme and held onto hope. My husband shielded himself from those that pitied him or acted like he was going to die.. we treated him as normal as possible. ... (4 replies)
... I am very much looking for opinions and advice from people on this forum who have experience with such a situation. ... (3 replies)


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