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... He has lost a lot of weight in the past year, and he tires very easily. I should point out that prior to the onset of his symptoms over a year ago, he was healthy, vivacious, and robust. He looked and acted a good 15 years younger than his chronological age. ... (2 replies)
... Bulbar means the top of the brain is causing the first symptoms. EMG would show if you had Bulbar ALS because it effects the motor skills. ... (6 replies)
Bulbar ALS
Sep 1, 2004
... What exactly is Bulbar ALS? ... (4 replies)

... I know that I posted a few days back to this board with the symptoms that I have been experiencing. Now I am extremely concerned that I may have ALS and in particular Bulbar ALS. ... (0 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 ALS
Sep 1, 2004
... Difficulties in swallowing or speaking as initial symptoms is termed Bulbar-Onset ALS, referring to the bulbar region, an area in the brain stem, being affected; Bulbar-onset ALS is seen in about 25% of all cases. Bulbar then progresses to other parts of body just like limb onset can do. Bulbar starts in speech or swallowing Limb onset obversely starts in limbs legs &... (4 replies)
... It's seems like to me!!!! I was dianoised in sept, but couldn't talk since may. I went to a ent first,then to a neurogoist, and my left leg and left hands hurts. I am know wearing a thing on my leg. I am on oxygen at night. I am working out of baylor in texas. (1 replies)
... symptoms of ALS. Her neurologist is sending her to an ALS specialist to confirm his suspicions. If she has bulbar onset, is that a faster progressing form of ALS? ... (1 replies)
... first, have your doctor order the mri now. tell her your worried, symptoms arent better and it would put your mind at ease to get it done sooner than later. they usually will do it if it is reasonable and your firm but nice. ... (4 replies)
... My mother was diagnosed with Bulbar onset March 2012. At that point she was in late stage. As we look back on it now we think she started the initial symptoms about 2 years ago. In March 2011 she began having problems clearing her throat and was using cough drops constantly. ... (5 replies)
... the average time from symptom onset to death or permanent ventilation in bulbar ALS is 6 months to 2.5 years. I mention this because being in good health after a year points very strongly away from bulbar ALS. ... (10 replies)
... vigilant. My husband was diagnosed with ALS and also Lyme disease. I believe lyme may have been a trigger mechanism for underlying ALS. He was only 40 when he was dx, which is very young.. ... (6 replies)
... I am a man aged 50 and I am VERY worried I have early bulbar onset, can anyone help me? ... (2 replies)
... tight often and almost a tickle or dry throat. I do have post nasal drip and what seems to be excess saliva. Of course I made the mistake of googling and found Bulbar als. From everything I've read my symptoms kind of fit. I have seen an ent and got scoped through my nose 5 months ago, all clear. ... (3 replies)
... The fact that your EMG came back normal is great news! Muscle twitches with ALS don't come and go. My mothers were more like fasciculations than twitches, meaning we could see creepy crawlers under her skin but she couldn't feel them. ... (6 replies)
... You should go to the doctor to start ruling things out. I have ALS and it first affected my tongue and throat. It took a yr. ... (4 replies)
... For the past two months I have felt like there is a lump in my throat and I have difficulty swallowing. My neck and jaw also feel stiff. I was just wondering if anyone could explain to me what it feels like when you have swallowing difficulties due to ALS. Does it feel like a lump? Does it feel like your whole neck/throat is constricted? I feel like I always have mucous... (4 replies)
... earing people's stories I went into panic mode. By the way, I'm only 26 years old and I have always been healthy up to this point. Also, I read somewhere that bulbar onset symptoms almost ALWAYS start out with speech difficulties first. I don't know if I mentioned in the previous post but this all came on sudden as well. ... (2 replies)
... I will jump right into it with my symptoms and what i have done so far to find out exacting what is wrong with my body. its a bit long but i would definately appreciate everyones opinion. ... (6 replies)
... In the context of ALS, isolated pharyngeal swallowing issues wouldn't be the normal presentation of bulbar ALS as it usually starts with tongue weakness. ... (10 replies)

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