Recent content by jwein516

  1. J

    To those with ALS, what do you think was the cause?

    ALS also largely affects older people. With all else equal, countries with longer life expectancies (ie - developed ones) will probably have higher rates of ALS. I agree that "modern" chemicals and other aspects of life in developed countries probably contribute to ALS. But, to play devils...
  2. J

    I suspect of a chemical that could've caused me ALS

    I completely understand your frustrations, and I share many of them. But I don't necessarily agree with everything you mention... I've found that ALS doctors and nurse generally try to avoid conversations about possible causes because they really don't know the causes, and simply to have much...