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    Immune System

    I had a question regarding immune systems. It seems that since my Dad's ALS diagnoses, his immune system has gotten much weaker. He has been so sick for the past month with numerous head colds and Flu's. He is currently in the hospital because his stomach flu got so bad that he could not eat...
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    Help, Could I have PMA

    Hello, My name is Adolfo Castillo and for the last 2 1/2 years I have suffered symptoms similar to PMA. In the beginning I was constantly complaining about muscle fatigue and pain in my lower back region. Every time I went in to the doctors office I was told that everything was normal with the...
  3. R

    BiPAP vs. Invasive ventilation

    Hi, My mom in India was diagnosed with MND in Sep 2006. It started in her abdominal muscles, spread to the back and legs. Her speech is not slurry but has lost its volume. She speaks clearly but with a very very low volume. She can still swallow but has started to have trouble breathing...
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    Very worried wife new to the forum

    Hello everyone. Over the past 6 months, I have visited this forum daily for inspiration and questions to bring with us to my husband's neurology appointments. You have all been a huge help to me. I hope you all know how amazing you all are! Thank you for being so open and for just being you...
  5. U

    27 yo looking for answers

    Hi there, I would like to first thank everyone for all the advice and support. I am in search of answers because the medical community has fallen short of this. I have not been diagnosed with ALS, but I am experiencing similar symptoms to the one everyone describe in these forums. Please...
  6. R

    Can A Headache Be Caused by Weak Breathing?

    In the past couple of weeks I have noticed 2 or 3 times when I woke up from an afternoon nap in my recliner I would feel a lite headache accross the front of my head. It goea away in a few minutes. My lungs are weak now and I was just wondering if during the nap if my breathing was not strong...
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    Very scared, ALS Symptoms, need help

    First... God bless all of you! Your forum is filled with very brave, courageous people. I am a 29/yo male that has not been diagnosed with als but I am experiencing very weird symptoms over the last month or so. Brief background... diagnosed with stenosis of the lumbar back in Jan/Feb, had...
  8. U

    Time from symptom onset to DX?

    I have been going to several neurologists for 3 1/2 years now. I have had two EMGs - the most recent in Jan 2005 on my right leg that was clean. My symptoms started two and a half years ago with muscle cramping and slight fatiguing of my right arm. At times I could barely type without...
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    Question about Bulbar Symptoms

    Hi Guys, How are you all? It's been a while since I've posted - I can't believe the time is slipping away. Been involved in helping to plan the Ottawa Walk for ALS. 2 more days until kickoff. I'm very excited about this... For those of you who remember, my brother was diagnosed with limb...
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