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    Justin

    Thank you all
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    Justin

    I thank you all who have replied for the information and suggestions in reference to my fathers situation. I would first like to say I am very relaxed and calm now. I was fed alot of information from the doctor and both my parents, then my aunt and it kind of just sent my head spinning. I know...
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    Justin

    I do apologize for that! I am just scared, I have never lost anybody close to me before family wise, Im just losing my mind. Scared for my mother mainly, myself a distant second. My father is my best friend, Its just hard anticipating the future.
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    Justin

    So I decided to accompany my father to his speech therapy session. The therapists says his voice is getting nasaly, whatever that means. She also said that his speech may just be getting worse because he is talking too much throughout the day. That he needs to reserve the strength in his muscles...
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    Justin

    Ok thank you. I have never been part of a blog or forum of any type for any reason, this is all new to me. I want to be careful about what I ask and I dont want to make people feel like I am trying to convince myself that my father has ALS when it could be something else. With that being said...
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    Justin

    And it was a slow increase in slurred speech over a 3 -4 month period. Until my mother and a few friends asked him if he was ok about two or three months ago when you could not stop laughing an crying. which they put him on Neudexta to control those emotional outbursts. Whcih the doctor told...
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    Justin

    He already had a Nerve conduction done, that showed very little. An EMG is next but the University of Maryland is swamped right now and the neurologist there wont be able to see him till beginning of June. They have basically told him that they have ruled everything else out. They are pretty...
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    Justin

    I am New Please Read and Respond! Im new to this blog! My father may have ALS or a form of MND. It started with slurred speech about three months ago believing he had a stroke we went to the hospital. They first said frontal lobe syndrome because of some brain damage visible on the mri from 40...
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    Justin

    He is 56 Years old, I am 29. I am too young but am very knowledgeable in the health field. I need straight forward answers. Can ALS start with the speech then move onto the muscles?
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    Justin

    Im new to this blog! My father may have ALS or a form of MND. It started with slurred speech about three months ago believing he had a stroke we went to the hospital. They first said frontal lobe syndrome because of some brain damage visible on the mri from 40 years ago. However, the speech...
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