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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Board Index
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... My uncle started showing signs of ALS over 9 years ago. I remember I was staying with them when he first started showing. ... (17 replies)
... I'm terribly sorry for you and your father. There is nothing anyone can say to prepare you for this disease. I lost my Grandfather to ALS and my Mother has been suffering with ALS for approximately a year now. ... (17 replies)
... I am no expert on ALS or other Neuron Diseases, nor do I have one. ... (3 replies)

Als? please help
Mar 1, 2004
... the internet in general, my symptoms point here definately, all of my symptoms are characteristic of this terrible disease, However some of the very beginning signs are not, please hear me out because I am not sure about a couple of things. ... (5 replies)
... but hope for the best. I'm asking for anyone who has had a similar experience about the life expectancy at this point. I know there are many factors that can prolong this, but I just need any figure to start plan around. ... (17 replies)
... Hello heidi My name is Vicky and unfortunately my mother is on her last stages of als. ... (1 replies)
... When he first found out he wanted it to end very quickly , now that he is very weak and fragile he wants to consider the feeding tube . Which I believe is in conjunction with a trachea. ... (0 replies)
... This really messed up his STD and life insurance. ... (55 replies)
... physically! By then she should have visiting nurses or hospice services! I would check out the ALS website. ... (8 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)
... days and months go by, there will be more and more tough ones and fewer and fewer good ones. please enjoy the final days and weeks no matter how tough for either of you. your loved one may just want you to sit and keep them company. my dad loved when i would just sit and watch tv with him. no need to talk. just be there. ... (17 replies)
... Some people really do stick around for a while.. I don't know if that's a good thing or a bad thing. A friend of mine's mom was diagnosed when we were in elementary school. We're in our nearly mid 30's now, and she's still alive. ... (17 replies)
... grunts and drools a lot, but with the aid of a wall chart and a new computer software program has preprogrammed messages which he moves with his eyes and eyebrow does pretty good. ... (17 replies)
... hello, i'm 30yrs old and i have als. i have a wonderful son who is 10. he is my biggest fan. i was diagnoised in april of 07. my systoms started in december of 06. i started losing my voice, i was choking on food, and my left leg started feeling heavy. ... (3 replies)
Arrangements
Nov 16, 2011
... I tried to bring it up to my husband...but through our whole journey with ALS we were in denial. He had also tested positive for Lyme disease and did seem to get better for a short period while being treated with antibiotics. ... (5 replies)
My mom has ALS
Jun 11, 2003
... ine your feelings. I often felt guilty for doing something else while I could have spent time with my Mom. However, someone special made me to see the other side of the story, so to speak. Your Mom wants you to live and do "normal" things. ... (3 replies)
... I thought it was something I was going to have to live the rest of my life with too before CBT cause I tried so many things so I know what you go through with it. You can get your life back to what it was before anxiety... ... (11 replies)
... n't really have panic attacks per se, but it has gotten much worse lately. But this is something that I will definitely look into. I don't want to live the rest of my life battling this. ... (11 replies)
This is so hard
Oct 27, 2010
... By the end of June she couldn't use her arms, by end of August she couldn't walk, by Novemeber eating was very difficult...she passed in January 10'. She battled for 10 months. I was her only primary care giver. ... (4 replies)
This is so hard
Oct 28, 2010
... I GIVE U LOTS OF CREDIT. IDONT KNOW HOW YOU DID IT. IM STRUGGLEING AND I HAVE MY SIS HELP AND MY DAD. I GUESS IM SO ANGRY CAUSE SHE SUFFERING SO MUCH. ... (4 replies)




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