allergies

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    cough assist?

    can anyone direct me to where I learn about a cough asist. my frienc has endured one cold w/o coughing - they gave im a lot of Rx though... I suspect he's on the verge of another cold - though he is blaming his allergies - I think a cough assist thing would be helpful.. dont know if they are...
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    Twitching in both me AND spouse?

    Okay, So I know this is the worst place to post this...but I came here lurking around reading about twitching and diagnosing myself with ALS. Since everyone is knowledgeable on twitching I was hoping someone could lead me in the right direction..... My husband and I are BOTH twitching. My...
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    Questions about ALS

    Hello Everyon, It has been a few months. I have been reading but not writing. We have moved and I have started a new job closer to home..... Dad is doing well all and all. However, I don't know if we are looking for things or if they are really there. Are these things common with ALS: It...
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    Mom has ALS and I have questions

    Hi, (I also posted this in Caregiver area by accident) I am new here and have read some posts...they are very helpful so thank-you. I always avoided researching ALS cause I was scared to learn just how bad it is, but that isn't very helpful to Mum. I am glad I have somewhere to ask...
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    hoarseness? being overprotective?

    Hello, Seeing how we're new at this ALS and not quite understanding fully what to expect, can anyone tell me if hoarseness is part of this awful disease? My husband was just diagnosis this week so we've not received any literature, etc. yes. We did register with the ALS foundation and the MD...
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    Please Explain Twitching

    Hello, Well the things you see when you watch someone like a hawk... I notice that in the evening when dad is relaxing and sitting on the sofa his righ leg will twich big time. Durning this time he is doing his usual nodding off to sleep. Once he falls asleep it will stop. It does not do...
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    Plz help me....I think I may have another sign of ALS

    Hi forum friends, I have not yet been diagnosed with ALS, but I do have upper and lower motor neuron damage as witnessed by my troubles walking (spasticity) and balance and most of all EMGs. I got a terror running through me (literally) when I realized that I *may* have another sign - it's not...
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    Glutamate content of foods

    Glutamate can be bound or unbound. The unbound is what people with ALS must avoid or at least minimize. Here is a list of glutamate content of foods, both bound and unbound. http://allergies.about.com/library/blificmsgmyth9.htm Note parmesan cheese. Very high in unbound (or free) glutamate...
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    Interesting article on Homeopathic Treatment

    PARIS (AFP) - Homeopathic treatment is no more effective than a placebo, the dummy substance used in medical trials, according to a new study. ADVERTISEMENT That is the conclusion of a team of doctors in Britain and Switzerland, who reviewed a mountain of published evidence and wrote the...
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