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    Unilateral Diaphragm Paralysis

    Thank you Nikki. I certainly want to be respectful of everyone on here and what they are going through. I am just struggling wrapping my brain around all of these test, blood work, dr visit's etc...If I get more test and further medical information I will repost. You have been incredibly kind...
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    Unilateral Diaphragm Paralysis

    I am back with an update. I had an EMG, NCS, and Brain MRI. They all came back normal. The neurologist stated it was not ALS. I am so thankful, but admittedly, still concerned. What if everyone is wrong and its too early. I have never felt anything like this before. I literally have been...
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    Unilateral Diaphragm Paralysis

    Thank you for that. I would really like to continue to help in this cause. Do you have any suggestions on how to become more involved and what I can do to help. I understand the funding side. I have some associates that are Managing partners of some private equity and I want to help spread this...
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    Unilateral Diaphragm Paralysis

    As I have grown so emotionally connected to several people here and the reality of this terrible disease, I wanted to update everyone on my visit with the neurologist yesterday. First, he is well respected and came highly recommended from my PCP, my pulmonologist, and the neuro surgeon. He was...
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    Unilateral Diaphragm Paralysis

    Thank you. Ted and I were the same age and our career paths mirrored each other. In fact, he took over in Atlanta for me. I am seeing signs every where now. My right bicep, my right trap, my right thigh, my neck everywhere. I have actually gained about 3 lbs which I am told is a good sign, but I...
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    Unilateral Diaphragm Paralysis

    I am a 50 year old male. Until this past September I would have said I was in excellent shape for someone my age. I worked out 6 days a week, ate well, and took overall good care of myself. I started feeling like I had bronchitis and after a run could not catch my breath at all. I went to my...
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