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  1. soonerwife
    Yesterday 08:32 PM - permalink
    Hey Mike! I hope all is well with you?

    I have a cousin that her husband is a veteran of the Gulf War.

    He has been diagnosed with stage 4 prostate cancer that has gone to his bones.

    Can you give me an idea of what benefits he might be eligible for through the VA and how he would go about getting those.

    Thanks in advance for your help!

    Also, Becky and I are planning a CALS trip for this summer. We are hopefully going to make it happen this time!
    01-03-2019 12:50 PM - permalink
    Hi Mike! I sure did. For some reason, I do have see where/how to post a new message? Above my name is just the search for the site. I seem to only be able to reply to posts?
  3. Amuhles
    10-03-2018 10:53 AM - permalink
    i wanted to send you a person message, but you seem very educated in this subject.

    I had an clean EMG on my legs about six months ago. At the time I had a lot of twitching. I had an clean EMG on my arms about two months ago, as well. Doctor said no ALS not to worry.

    All of the sudden, I feel like I am dragging one of my feet and have some twitching in my legs again. My question is that I know a clean EMG means no ALS, but how far in the past is that valid?

    I still run and don't trip then and if I focus on walking I don't trip then either.

    I definitely suffer from health anxiety regarding this and realize it could be nothing. It may be important to note I have been having plantar fasciitis pain in that foot. So, maybe that could also be the cause.

    Does this sound like ALS at all? Should I not worry based on previously clean EMGs?
  4. Jamesyousif0
    08-25-2018 12:57 PM - permalink
    Hey Atsugi id like to thank you for commenting on my post I really appreciate it. I posted follow symptom on the thread ( i believe it’s still pending to be approved by moderator ) when you get a chance could you check it out. Thank you again Atsugi for all the help you provide on this Forum it is very much appreciated by many
  5. Jamesyousif0
    08-20-2018 11:32 PM - permalink
    Hey Atsugi when you get a chance could you check out my post I made about my symptoms of ALS. Thank you so much Atsugi I really do appreciate it.
  6. beauty4everyone
    08-01-2018 12:42 PM - permalink
    Salutations, Kind Sir - I'd like to start a continual thread of religious related jokes. *How does one make the "title" in bold print; *Let others know it is on going, and * that they can add jokes, too? Thanks much! May blessings abound - B. (PS: I'm not a frivolous person - but appropriate humor helps us see there can still be joy in spite of circumstances.) ( I wish I had the power to heal everyone.) B.
  7. elysse8
    07-22-2018 08:45 AM - permalink
    Thank you, Mike. I appreciate you.
  8. elysse8
    07-20-2018 06:33 PM - permalink
    Hi Atsugi,
    Three years ago, you helped me decide to look at other explanations for the symptoms that I was having. I was scared that I had ALS, due to muscle weakness, twitching, and muscles fatiguing VERY quickly. Three years later and I am still struggling to figure out what I have going on. I have the same symptoms, just more prominent and my writing has become impaired. The doctors have said I can come back for more testing. Because my grandfather had ALS, it is on my mind. I'm 35 now. In your experience and opinion, and because I am about to start fresh with this search, after 3 years of symptoms, do you think it's safe to say I can rule out ALS?
  9. Dune
    07-13-2018 05:37 PM - permalink
    Hey I again wanted to say thank you for helping me out with your kind words! I was just curious, you help so many people on this forum, without asking anything in return, so I was just wondering, maybe there is something that bothers you, anything that you would like to get of your chest? I'm really so amazed on how you help other people every day, with something you're battling yourself! You are someone I want to be as a doctor! Thanks!
  10. beauty4everyone
    07-12-2018 05:43 PM - permalink
    No matter which carrier you flew off of - you're a brave man! Thanks much! B.

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  • About Atsugi
    What's your relationship with ALS/MND?
    I lost a loved one to ALS/MND.
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