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... I just want to tell all of you that are diagnosed with ALS, that I really, really hope that you can fight this very unfair,cruel disease. My dad passed away from ALS back in 1980,when I was 4, and that dramatically changed my mother and how I was raised. ... (0 replies)
... Hi KC I fully agree with you. I have not written on here for quite some time, but I have reterned with good news. I was diagnosed with ALS in 2002 and my condition worsened right into 2006. I got down to 110 pounds in January, when I got a feeding tube. ... (11 replies)
... I lost my Mom to ALS 5 years ago. ... (7 replies)

... of ALS in which the symptoms progress very slowly. ... (9 replies)
... Does ALS usually progress this quickly? ... (4 replies)
... I'm just worried that this will progress further, like it has been, and worried about what will happen to me in the future. I love typing and playing games, I want to be a programmer. ... (12 replies)
Is this ALS/MND?
Jun 21, 2012
... I am a 19 year old female. Around August/September last year I suddenly got joint pain in my knee when bending down. This soon calmed down and although it was still there very mildly sometimes it wasn't effecting me. At christmas time the pain came back and could also be felt in my ankle and wrist when they were bent/exerted. This too calmed down. To this present day I still... (1 replies)
... my father had als and was diagnosed when i was 11 years old. I remember he first began to need a cane when walking and was give only five years. ... (2 replies)
... My grandmother died from ALS at the age of 66. I don't remember all the details because I was only 16 at the time and that was over 20 yrs ago. ... (14 replies)
... Hi, My dear friend has ALS, newly diagnosed...It seems like in the 2 months since diagnosis he is losing abilities fast....I know some people progress slower than others, but in a 10 day period he can hardly swallow, speech is very forced slurred and and slow, legs are painful and very very weak, one hand is hard to move and overall reflexes have slowed and he cant drive. ... (3 replies)
Possible Als
Sep 21, 2004
... sible Als. All tests, MRI, Spinal tap, CT, bloodwork all normal. My left hand has atrophy and I have fasiculations in arms and legs. Dr. saids I have to wait to progress in order to diagnose me. ... (4 replies)
... Hi all I was just hoping to throw some questions out there regarding the symptoms of als. 1. With the 'muscle twitching' what is the nature of the twitches? Are they constant flickers? Do they come and go or are they constant? Or are they more like single muscle jerks or jolts here and there? And 2. How quickly would you expect symptoms to progress? If one were having... (3 replies)
... Hello Krisalyn, Fibromyalgia affects everyone differently. it may be so mild that it is barely noticeable or in extreme cases debilitating. There is no known cause, but it is thought to be triggered by a very stressful event. In most cases it does not progress. It waxes and wains for seemingly no known reason. The muscle fatigue/spasms are very draining. It seems like... (12 replies)
My mom has ALS
Jun 20, 2010
... d 2 years go. He had symptoms 2 years prior to being diagnosed. He is in pretty bad shape right now. Is your mom taking the medication that will help slow the progress of the disease? ... (4 replies)
... I have extremely similar symptoms. Did you ever make any progress on diagnosis? ... (10 replies)
... Hi Jeff. I am glad you have found out what is wrong. So many doctors tell people that Lyme does not exist somewhere when it is in every state. It is the second fastest growing infectious disease in the US after AIDS. Did you see the post at What dose of Doxy are you taking? It is very important to see a... (4 replies)
... it really just depends on the person my mom had it probably for about 6 mos to a year before she was dx in April 04 and she passed in Feb 05. She went really fast but the majority of people live anywhere from 2-15 years. Just depends on which part of the body it effects the most. My moms diaphram was effected quickly. I hope this helps! (1 replies)
... I know that each person will experience progression differently, but on average, what can one expect in the first 3 months of the diagnosis...6 months and even at the one year mark? (1 replies)
... Denying the body of cholesterol when there is a disease in progress is a bad idea since cholesterol is needed for cell building. ... (9 replies)
... No one can say how fast the disease will progress. It may depend on what area he is affected by now as to when he may lose the use of his legs. My husband was dx in 3-01 with bulbar. His first symptom was in ll-00. He lost the use of his voice and throat muscles first, then the arms and legs at the same time all with in 18 months. He wasnt able to eat for over 6 months... (13 replies)

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