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... what are the signs that the patient is in the last stage of als? ... (1 replies)
... This is very hard to say with ALS. I have had several Pals friends die and they had high FVC's. Most Pals are going to die when they have respiratory failure. (1 replies)
... I am sorry to hear about your uncle. My brother had ALS in the upper half of his body. He was able to walk. He was diagnosed in February 2003 and died in October 2003. He had a feeding tube inserted in February. ... (1 replies)

... Hi my uncle has als, and he had it 3 years so far. And when he needed the breathing tube he did ot want it how long can he live without one. (1 replies)
... we visited a lymes disease doc after my husband was diagnosed with als in nov. he told us that he believed tim had lymes but also didnt take the als diagnosis away. ... (2 replies)
... yes there is hope. i have a story of person from pa who was bedfast with a feeding tube in 1997 with an als dx and was then dx with lyme. after 7 years of agressive antibiotic theropy and coloidial silver he is fine. ... (2 replies)
... Hello, I am so sorry to hear about your father. My mother passed away with ALS 9 years ago. I still miss her! ... (18 replies)
... then the past 3 weeks of so has really gone down hill. ... (0 replies)
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... I'm sorry to hear about your diagnosis. This is my first post. I stumbled on this site when looking for lyme disease information. I've had symptoms of ALS, fasciculations, muscle wasting, dizziness, severe fatigue and many other strange symptoms. ... (16 replies)
... hing to try an speak and no one understands you and you have to repeat yourself..you dont want your mom or dad having to struggle with that.. but affection, alot of it would be best to remind them they are loved since they cant reach out for it physically or ask for it. ... (21 replies)
... My dad can no longer walk & he can barely speak, he did 2 christmas cards this year for me & my 17 month old daughter it was halmark card's that record your voice it took him a long time to get it all out & doesn't sound like him as much but i'll tell you its was the best gift i got this year, Amazing!!!! His neck muscles are going now as well & he really does not like... (21 replies)
... re very close to him, he also waitied for my eldest niece to finish her exams before he went to sleep. I kept my promise to him I've gone back to college for one last year which was very sad for me. ... (21 replies)
... HIS DISEASE BACK IN APRIL. THE ONLY THING I CAN TELL YOU IS TO SPEND AS MUCH TIME WITH HIM AS YOU CAN. I WAS LUCKY TO SPEND 4 DAYS A WEEK WITH MY DAD TAKING CARE OF HIM WHILE MY MOM WAS WORKING. WE HAD SOME GOOD TIMES AND SOME YUCKY TIMES BUT I WOULD NEVER TRADE THOSE LAST 9 MONTHS FOR ANYTHING. ... (21 replies)
... I would like to hear from anyone who has had experience with an ALS patient on the ventilator. My father had ALS and he did not choose to go on the vent. My mother in law was diagnosed with ALS ten years ago and has been on the ventilator for the last eight years. ... (18 replies)
... my dad lived with my sister for the last 10 weeks of his life. ... (18 replies)
... as you may have seen on my other posts on these threads, there is a perfect paralel of the two. the information i have gathered in the last two and a half years, i think als is the end result of late stage lyme disease. ... (4 replies)
Eye gaze, etc.
Aug 17, 2004
... I have heard of that kind of computer. I am sorry to say that I have no experience with it. My dad passed last year from ALS, he was computer dumb. Anything that he had to do online I did for him. ... (2 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)
Rapid heart rate
Mar 16, 2011
... My husband was diagnosed with ALS Dec 2010 He has gone from self sufficiency to being fed, lifted, and repositioned, in this short time. In other words total care. ... (3 replies)




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