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    My dad is newly diagnosed but his symptoms confuse me

    Dad has been diagnosed with bulbar onset ALS. His voice is very weak and his swallow isn't good, though he refuses to get a feeding tube. He is still just as mobile as he always was, though there is a lot of obvious muscle wastage. However, he's 68 but as physically active as a man half his age...
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    Waiting for DNA results for dad

    Hello, I'm new here. My dad has just been diagnosed with MND. He's 68. The doctor told us last week that she is about 50% sure that it's familial MND. We have no history of it that we are aware of but my fathers mother died in her late 50's from an unknown illness. She was very frail and...