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    My husband was given a possible ALS diagnosis

    Oops! I see the link to the other thread! Thanks, again.
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    My husband was given a possible ALS diagnosis

    Thanks so much, sadiemae! It was very helpful to read more about the Vandy and Emory clinics since they are each about two hours away from us. Can someone tell me how to follow up with the person who wrote that she was going to these two clinics in May? How do I find her posts from after she...
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    My husband was given a possible ALS diagnosis

    edwards5256, I took note of your date (7/26) to go to St. Louis and you will be in our prayers!
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    My husband was given a possible ALS diagnosis

    Thanks, momap53! Yes, I would love to hear from some people who have been to the ALS Clinic in Nashville. Of course, we will take all of the tests from here in Chattanooga and, hopefully, all of them won't have to be repeated. Because of our mounting medical bills, our daughter and her...
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    My husband was given a possible ALS diagnosis

    Thanks, edwards5256! I know where Paducah is and I wonder if the doctor in St. Louis would be better than going to Nashville. My husband and I grew up in West Tennessee near Paris, so you live in our neck of the woods. Yes, the weakness in the arms and legs and the atrophy of his muscles...
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    My husband was given a possible ALS diagnosis

    Thanks, HelenL. He is having weakness and muscle wasting in his arms. This morning, he described the feelings in his hands and feet that are becoming more pronounced this way: He said that when he wants to move his hand or foot, it doesn't immediately just move; instead, he has to think hard...
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    My husband was given a possible ALS diagnosis

    Thanks to ottawa girl and WellsRuby! I appreciate your kind and welcoming words. This is a dark time in our lives and my husband gave up super health insurance when he retired and now we pay for our own health insurance and it is not nearly as good. He was scheduled to have a full body CT...
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    My husband was given a possible ALS diagnosis

    I have visited this site for information several times, but this is my first time to write something. My husband retired two years ago at 58 after 30 years in manufacturing management so that we could start our own small business. I had had many health issues over our 40 years of marriage, but...
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