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... hen I say I couldn't swallow I mean I would chew and chew and chew my food and it's like the swallow reflex didn't kick in. This of course freaked me out and it is now the middle of July and I've still had no such luck. ... (2 replies)
... 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. ... (5 replies)
... Hi muggins, what is your vitamin regimen for this if you don't mind my asking? ... (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. ... (5 replies)
... can anyone tell me the typical prognosis for a person diagnosed with bulbar onset als? ... (5 replies)
... That's what I was wondering. Is slurred speech usually the 1st sign of bulbar onset ALS? ... (6 replies)
... Can it be labored for a hour or so one day, then OK the next, then labored the 3rd day, or is this not possible? ... (6 replies)
... rd to control. He has difficulty swallowing, and he drools quite a bit. He chokes when eating, and he also chokes spontanteously even when he isn't eating, which is usally followed by several minutes of serious coughing and wheezing. He sleeps very little at night. ... (2 replies)
... your husband are going thru this time. My husband was also diagnosed with ALS, bulbar onset and we believe he has had the disease for 2 yrs or so. ... (6 replies)
... I'm sorry that you are dealing with this horrible disease. I most sorry that you feel "used". Please realize that most people don't know what to say. Many people use this board searching for help and answers. ... (6 replies)
... That is where my mom went. She saw Dr. Barkhaus there. Lori is in charge of ALS patient services, I think. I think she travels around the state as well. She is wonderful. She has so much information available to you and she is so available..just to talk to. ... (5 replies)
... days with a swallowing problem. I currently feel like there is a small bump or something down my throat that is making me gag something awful. ... (6 replies)
... marky, what makes you think it is ALS? ... (6 replies)
... With ALS, the hallmark symptom is clinical muscle weakness. For bulbar ALS, this typically manifests as weakness of the tongue and occasionally the upper throat muscles. ... (10 replies)
... Bulbar onset usually starts with weakness of the tongue causing slurred speech or occasionally trouble swallowing. This trouble swallowing generally is with liquids but weakness or spasticity further down can cause trouble swallowing solids. ... (4 replies)
... Yeah, lyme's disease is a possibility. Also Chiari can cause problems like those you specify depending on what the malformation is compressing. ... (3 replies)
... so I don't know much about limb onset. However, go see what is going on. ... (3 replies)
... law was diagnosed with ALS about 18 months ago. Her ALS was bulbar onset, so her speech was the first thing affected. She is now in a wheelchair and has a feeding tube, although she can eat soft foods. ... (1 replies)
Brand New Journey
Jun 14, 2010
... My name is Amy. ... (55 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. ... (9 replies)

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