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Mar 15, 2004
... I am a 22 year old male and have noticed a measured increase weakness in my hands, arms, and legs, and twitching all over my body just this week. Can ALS progress this quickly in a week? ... (0 replies)
... No, although exhibiting some of the same symptoms, ALS and BFS are two distinctly separate illnesses. ... (14 replies)
... Hi, Sorry to hear about your twitching. I had a brother who had ALS for 9 years before he succumbed to the disease. He was a young father when diagnosed at 31. I cared for him until his death in the mid 1990's. ... (4 replies)

... How fast does the ugly disease progress I feel so angry and sad at the same time and don't know what to do first.... ... (12 replies)
... Since almost four years I developed the earliest signs of ALS in m my right lower limb. That was an upper and motor neuron signs. ... (5 replies)
ALS Theory
Jun 27, 2011
... I am, by no means, an expert. I'm a kid who has access to very little medical research. I have watched my friend's father progress and ALS is a horrible disease. ... (1 replies)
... I lost my Mom to ALS almost 5 years ago and attend ALS support group meetings where patients, friends and family come for support. ... (7 replies)
... I saw a very sad story on the news tonight about Dr. Richard Olney of San Francisco, who is a neurologist and has dedicated his entire career to treating ALS patients and finding a cure. ... (4 replies)
... We too struggled w/ "misdiagnosis"~~My father-in-law had bulbar onset but ideas were raised of stroke and other possibilities. When the ALS didn't progress as rapidly as initially expected, one MD said it was possibly PMA: Progressive Muscular Atrophy. Unfortunately same ultimate outcome but people w/ this condition can expect a slightly better prognosis. Never give up... (21 replies)
... It's interesting that it almost worked for him though.. another key to his progress uphill was heavy metal treatment. ... (11 replies)
... My Mom was diagnoised with ALS last year. She was 78. This is a late age to be diagnoised with ALS. People are usually much younger when diagnoised. ... (10 replies)
... You don't have ALS. Get it out of your head. Even though difficulty swallowing is a symptom of ALS, you don't have it. It doesn't progress that quickly. What is more likely is that you have anxiety possibly with panic attacks. Panic attacks, not ALS. ... (9 replies)
ALS onset???
Mar 26, 2007
... If someone could tell me their story... Maybe what the onset was like, what the first symptoms were, how long it took to progress and what steps were taken to diagnos it, etc. Or even if anyone out there had similar symptoms and but it turned out not to be ALS. Anything would be helpful. ... (3 replies)
... If you may have ALS, you may want to consider Lyme disease as a possibility. Lyme disease is a multi-system bacterial infection caused from the bite of an infected tick. Lyme disease is the second fastest growing infectious disease in the US after AIDS, and it is the number one vector borne disease. It is in every state, yet little is being done to educate the public and... (13 replies)
... my understanding is that it is motor and not sensory. Her ALS neuro saw her today and he said that he has seen this occasionally with the familial form. ... (0 replies)
... My grandfather died last year shortly after fathers day last year. He was dx with ALS Nov. 2002. ... (13 replies)
ALS Scare
Dec 7, 2015
... out of the question yet but because of it being such a complex disease to diagnose, I am basically a sitting duck waiting for the next bad symptom to hit or to progress in my symptoms to confirm it. ... (5 replies)
... thank u for your words, my mom also cares for my dad at home, he is so mad he says he doesn't want to leave usand worries about my mom they've been together for 33 years since they were teenagers. it hurts to hear my dad say that and i also feel guilty because i have a 16 month old baby girl that my dad can't even touch with his hand, and i know how much he wanted a... (21 replies)
... and it seems the disease is going to progress no matter what. ... (21 replies)
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