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... stages of ALS. She is totally dependant on the care giver. She is completely immobile and often uses a breathing machine. ... (2 replies)
... Hi, The bulbar onset of ALS just signifies that the ALS started in the muscles that control speech/swallowing and therefore moves to the respiratory system much quicker. The most common form of ALS is the extremity onset in which a person has involvement in a foot or a hand first and it takes longer to move up to the respiratory system- but it definitely takes away more... (7 replies)
... I lost my Mom to ALS 5 years ago. ... (7 replies)

... als does not come and go it gradually intencifies. beside that, every case of als i have known to be properly tested was infact lyme disease! ... (1 replies)
... rays and was sent to a pulmonologist who gave me a preliminary dx of sarcoidosis which is primarily a disease of the lungs. The day after I saw the pulmonologist on June 2 '04 all my symptoms for sarcoid kicked in. ... (1 replies)
Als
Dec 21, 2013
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... It has been almost 2 months since my mom's diagnosis. She was in late stage at the time of her diagnosis and the past few weeks have been very difficult. Her weight had dropped into the low 60's and her frame is now skeletal. ... (6 replies)
... s. I remember watching her final days and realizing that she would no longer be a prisoner but would be going home to her permanent home. It is such a horrible disease and my prayers are with you and your mother. ... (6 replies)
... aking to see those we love suffer so much. The one thing we can remember is that sometimes our presence and love is the most we can offer. You are right.. this disease sucks, and right now we don't know enough to change the outcome.. I guess it is like most cancer was 40 years ago. My husband was only 40 when he was diagnosed. ... (6 replies)
... paralzyed over the course of 5months. It is now December and she is in a nursing home under the care of hospice. She is on oxygen and can only communicate by nodding her head. She is on morphine and an anxiety drug. ... (6 replies)
Als
Oct 10, 2009
... My Father in Law is 75 and was diagnosed with ALS in May 2009. His symptoms had slowed and he hasn't progressed a lot sonce May. ... (1 replies)
... I'm so sorry to hear about your father, my heart goes out to you. My mother had ALS for 8 years and passed away in 2000. ... (21 replies)
... I am 30 years old female. Many, many men in my family have died of ALS. My father died 3 years ago at 56. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Mandy, I lost a sister to ALS and I can tell you that symptoms with the tongue and speech , are in the final stages of the disease. First stage is legs and the ability to walk. No Pain . Then the use of the arms and then speech and swallowing . ... (23 replies)
... Hello heidi My name is Vicky and unfortunately my mother is on her last stages of als. ... (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)
... but I do not think that it is ALS at all. Lymph nodes should not be affected with ALS and generally there is no pain with ALS. ... (1 replies)
Als
Dec 21, 2013
... refused feeding tube, cannot, walk, talk, barely move, is incontinent. Well, to me she is near the end stages of life. ... (16 replies)
... Update, my mom's status remains about the same. arm paralysis with some minimal use of her legs. Her balance is pretty off. Her speech has changed a little, though she can still talk and swallow. ... (12 replies)
... Hi welcome to the boards. Sorry it is not the best reason of why you are here. My dad just recently passed away from limb on set ALS. It started in his legs and with in two years he was gone. ... (4 replies)


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