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New to board
Oct 9, 2003
... That is the only approved ALS drug out there at this time. It is supposed to slow the progression. ... (10 replies)
Weight Loss
Sep 28, 2003
... lose weight fast. In his last stages, before he passed awway, he lost a total of more than half of his weight. I am not sure if gaining some weight is typical in ALS but it happened with my dad. But, he lost it faster than he gained it. If you truly have ALS keep your weigh up. It helps the disease progress slower. ... (1 replies)
Symptoms
Sep 19, 2003
... That is terrible. Your symptoms do sound like classic ALS symptoms. But, ALS mimics so many other motor neuron diseases, as well as MS. Have any of your doctors gone that route yet? ... (2 replies)

... Progression of ALS is not faster per type of onset . All Pals progress different . I have seen many Bulbar progress slow and many limb onset progress slow or either one fast. I belong to group with over 3 thousand members with health progression profiles posted and I see no difference in progression. ... (1 replies)
Update ...
Dec 28, 2015
... I do not know whether it is ALS or not. It really doesn't matter at this point. I anlm feeling better and I am not gonna sit on forums all day long convincing myself it is or is not. ... (40 replies)
... ALS is constantly in the back of my mind because my grandmother died of ALS and I saw how she degenerated in front of our very own eyes. ... (1 replies)
At my wits end!
Aug 31, 2011
... nt as he continues to progress. My mother had the disease. She progressed very rapidly and did not want any assistance to prolong her life. I took her to UCSF ALS clinic and they really had nothing to offer. Her local neurologist couldn't off much either. ... (4 replies)
... problems with the lower limbs, breathing or swallowing. I'm curious about how the symptoms progress and whether or not I should be worried, I don't think it is ALS but the weakness kind of scared me, although it's gone from bad to better, and doesn't seem to be progressing or staying at the same level. ... (3 replies)
This is so hard
Oct 27, 2010
... I CAN HELP MY DAD TAKE CARE OF HER SO FINACIALLY WE TRYING TO MAKE ENDS MEET. WISH U AND YOUR FAMILY THE BEST.. I KEEP EVERY ONE THAT HAS A FAMILY MEMBER THAT AS ALS IN MY PRAYERS. ... (4 replies)
... rologists are telling me, not my own theory. And I'm only 30, with my symptoms starting at least seven years ago, but from what I've read sometimes in young men ALS symptoms can progress slowly. This slowly? ... (1 replies)
... I was diagnosed with PLS in Feb 07, changed to Upper Motor Neuron predominant ALS in Sep 07. Sensory issues probably aren't consistent with PLS, although some people with PLS say they have them. ... (11 replies)
... welcome to the forum, sorry to hear your having problems with your leg. Your symptoms do not indicate als to me, als is a progress disease, therefore symptoms do not improve. ... (3 replies)
... hs with the emg's every three months. about 5 months after his symtpoms they suspected als, but wanted further testing to be sure. They don't usually diagnosis als until all else has been ruled out. he ended up being diagnosed offically in november, 8 months after symptoms appeared. ... (1 replies)
Symptoms
Sep 8, 2004
... I don't think you will see ALS symptoms as sudden as you are talking, it is a long term illness that starts out at a slow pace and continues to progress. ... (19 replies)
More questions
Aug 29, 2004
... Hi, There is no one way that als progresses, It can start in hands then progress to legs, or start in legs then affect speech etc etc.......some people it only affects the upper or lower part of body not both. ... (4 replies)
... o it took some searching to come up with a diagnosis. He had less than a year with us before he dieed form the time of diagnosis. This was not due totally to the ALS , although it did progress rather quickly. He went from just the toe issue to a cane to a wheelchair. ... (11 replies)
... doing it, i know you'll do a good job. every ALS patient is different. they all progress different or have different symptoms. my father started having symtoms by losing feeling in his thumb. ... (7 replies)
... So sorry about your family suffereing with ALS. My Dad had it years ago. Seems not much progress has been made on it. ... (17 replies)
... it feels sharp. It also feels like someone is pinching my throat glands. Is it possible for ALS symptoms to progress this quickly from throat to body, or even all at once, within a two months or within a few weeks? ... (5 replies)
... ped through my nose 5 months ago, all clear. No other tests have been done. My other fear is that these are just onset symptoms and that it's just starting to progress or I could be just scaring myself. Thank you for any opinions. ... (3 replies)




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