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ALS? Very Scared
Jul 3, 2015
... The original upper body symptoms definitely sound like a pinched nerve especially with the loss of range of motion in the neck. The problem with conventional MRIs is that they only show your spine in perfect alignment. In extension, the area for the nerves and spinal cord can be reduced by 35% and injury at that point can cause compression that isn't really visible on standard... (5 replies)
ALS? Very Scared
Jul 1, 2015
... oor...hand coordination was poor..dizzy..and I was beginning to get cramping in my right leg. I went to a neuro 2 months ago. My exam was normal. He suspected an onset of MS. MRI was normal. He said, "You're fine." My orthopedic doctor ordered physical therapy. My range of motion in my neck is back... ... (5 replies)
... online you'll be able to see some examples. This doesn't sound at all like what you are describing and it's evident in a neurological exam. Secondary cramping in ALS is due to the effects of wastage and significant signal degradation of the muscles. It doesn't really sound like that either. ... (20 replies)

Have I got als??
Jun 13, 2015
... just want to be normal again, I'm not sure I can face going back to the neurologist untill I lose the use of a limb! They don't seam to like diagnosing ppl with als untill they have too! So in the mean time I feel isolated and alone and not sure what is going on! ... (4 replies)
... Does anyone have any experience with respiratory onset als? ... (0 replies)
... I'm definitely scared now about bulbar onset ALS and it is reeking havoc on my mind and probably just making the situation worse. ... (2 replies)
... people's stories I went into panic mode. By the way, I'm only 26 years old and I have always been healthy up to this point. Also, I read somewhere that bulbar onset symptoms almost ALWAYS start out with speech difficulties first. I don't know if I mentioned in the previous post but this all came on sudden as well. ... (2 replies)
... I'm in the same boat that you are - my mother was diagnosed with late stage bulbar onset ALS on 3-16-2012. Hospice started on 3-19-12. 24/7 in home care began 1 month ago. My mother does not want any life saving measures taken, hence no feeding tube, oxygen, etc. Her DNR document is on the fridge. Mother works to get down what she is able to "eat" at this point (from a... (5 replies)
... I am 69 and just diagnosed with Bulbar als.... I am and so is my whole family reserching diet concerns, as well as vitamins, minerals and ways to detoxify the body. The doctors are of no help. thanks god for friends andmy son (5 replies)
My mom has als
Sep 6, 2010
... Breathing problems occur with bulbar onset als. Does she also have trouble swallowing or changes in her speech? ... (1 replies)
... can anyone tell me the typical prognosis for a person diagnosed with bulbar onset als? ... (5 replies)
... have a shooting pain that comes out of the blue many times a day. On top of all of this, my neck has been hurting really bad, and I am hoping that it is not an ALS symptom because I have read that people with ALS can find it difficult to hold their head up. I am really scared to death. ... (6 replies)
... That's what I was wondering. Is slurred speech usually the 1st sign of bulbar onset ALS? ... (6 replies)
... I just turned 49 in December, and have been having strange symptoms in my tongue and throat, plus on/off labored breathing over the past 2 months. Can someone help me with some of the initial symptoms of bulbar-onset ALS? If the breathing is effected first, is it an on/off progression, that is, once the labored breathing begins, will it stay labored due to the muscle... (6 replies)
Bulbar ALS
Sep 1, 2004
... Bulbar then progresses to other parts of body just like limb onset can do. ... (4 replies)
... I am sorry to hear of this new diagnoses. My father passsed away last year from Limb onset ALS. He lived with ALS for 22 months after his diagnoses. He had symptoms for much longer though. Like your father, his symptoms started in his legs and also his feet. ... (3 replies)
... e symptoms usually happen in people diganosed with the bulbar onset. Sometimes you will get those symptoms "later" in the disease if you were diagnosed with Linb onset ALS. My father just recently passed away from limb onset ALS. He also was taking lipitor and had the same symptoms you describe. ... (2 replies)
... Bulbar onset usually starts with weakness of the tongue causing slurred speech or occasionally trouble swallowing. ... (4 replies)
... how does bulbar onset in throat feels or starts? ... (4 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)


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