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It's much better if you don't try self-diagnosis based on the internet & other information. There are many diseases that present as ALS to one degree or another. ALS is a relatively rare disease. The odds are in your favor that it is something else. ALS is diagnosed by process of elimination and then an EMG. I know because that is how I was diagnosed with ALS. MRI's, extensive blood work, EEG, pulmonary testing, and finally EMG for definitive diagnosis. I am sorry you are having all of these symptoms. Try to remain positive.
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That is really good advice. Try to be positive. It will be remembered long after you are dead and may help someone else who faces adversity to deal with it in a good way. I have tried not to change my life style while fight this monster. Obviously there are changes in my life but, I am doing my best to set a good example of how to deal with adversity.

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