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... Yes. ALS does mimic Lyme disease. ALS can mimic other diseases as well. ... (14 replies)
... ly to the original poster's question with your personal experience and substantiated by sources of research. It is not necessary to reply to me to explain to me how a person dies with ALS. Choking death might be "rare", according to your knowledge, however, as I stated, choking is "likely". ... (14 replies)
... rocess, until even the swallowing mechanism and the tongue are paralyzed. The muscles cannot even be kept limber with physical therapy. A person afflicted with ALS is likey to choke to death due to inability to swallow saliva. ... (14 replies)

... I agree with the above person. A person with ALS usually passes from carbon dioxide posioning, or respitory faliure. ALS is a motor neuron disease. The upper and lower motor neurons die. ... (14 replies)
... A person with ALS usually succumbs to carbon dioxide poisoning. ... (14 replies)
... My partner has had als for the past five years, I totally understand the consequences of this awful disease. ... (14 replies)
... It is very rare for someone with als to die of choking, as many have said the main reason people with als die is due to breathing muscles failing to work. ... (14 replies)
... Now to the ALS part of this. ... (14 replies)
... There's no cure. At least as far as I know. I believe there's medication you can take.. but it's not a cure. (14 replies)
... My father still cries, 5 years later, when he speaks of that horrible disease he describes with expletives I will not print here. He watched with horror as ALS robbed my mother of her life and took his wife from him. ... (14 replies)
... luntary muscles. You can hold your breath, cough, and swallow voluntarily, eventually these muscles will be effected. It is my understanding that a person with ALS will likely die from respritory complications. ... (14 replies)
... more and more als victoms are found to have lyme disease, myself included. ... (14 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)
... i mean why do you die from it, does it like shut your brain down or something? ... (14 replies)
... yeah but I don't quite understand. a quadraplegic is sort of like the same thing because they usually can't breathe on their own so why do they not die? (14 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. ... (4 replies)
... I know about ALS because my father had this monster of a disease that killed him more than 55 years ago. My heartfelt sympathy for you and him. ... (7 replies)

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