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... stroke, as he was otherwise doing OK. Stroke screening yielded nothing. Over the course of the past year, his speech has deteriorated to the point that he can't speak at all. ... (2 replies)
... I sometimes also feel that I am having difficulty getting words out of my mouth and my voice is a little hoarse, but I think this is more likely a cold starting. ... (4 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)

... I know my friend who had als started biting his tongue. There were also times his speech was slurred like he was drunk. ... (4 replies)
... Sounds like a GERD or reflux symptom. Gerd can effect your jaw, throat and neck areas. Any of you have reflux? ... (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)
... 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)
... 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)
... And as for the speech, what comes 1st, atophy of the tongue or speech problems? ... (6 replies)
... I'm sorry that your MBS indicated issues. There are many disease processes that can include pharyngeal swallowing issues. Some of them structural and some neurological. ... (10 replies)
... I saw this post when I was searching tonight, and had to post. This is exactly how my throat/jaw have been for the past 2 months. How are you now? (4 replies)
... I would think that would be a good next step as it appears you've exhausted the expertise of your current neuro. I'm not sure where you live but teaching hospitals will normally have neuromuscular specialists as will the alsa and mda certified clinics. ... (10 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. Weakness of the tongue results in slurred speech and usually fasciculations in the tongue. ... (10 replies)
Bulbar ALS
Sep 1, 2004
... Bulbar then progresses to other parts of body just like limb onset can do. ... (4 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)
... 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)
... st randomly couldn't swallow. When I say I couldn't swallow I mean I would chew and chew and chew my food and it's like the swallow reflex didn't kick in. This of course freaked me out and it is now the middle of July and I've still had no such luck. ... (2 replies)
... intuitive but plain wrong. If what you are swallowing is going into your airway half of the time, the muscles that help you swallow are weakening and will continue to do so. ... (4 replies)
... That's what I was wondering. Is slurred speech usually the 1st sign of bulbar onset ALS? ... (6 replies)
... I am a man aged 50 and I am VERY worried I have early bulbar onset, can anyone help me? ... (2 replies)




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