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    Free Used Equipment - All of it is gone

    I have the following equipment for anyone who can use it. I do not want any payment for it accept to ask that if the time comes that you no longer require it, you provide it free of charge to someone else who needs it. Please email me at [email protected] if you are interested. I can also...
  2. K

    I'm new and I need help!

    Hello, all. I wrote aimee the other day and poor thing, I dumped on her. But I was so happy to find you all that I was crying in front of the computer screen! My Mom was diagnosed 3 years ago and I'm her primary caregiver. The details of the last 3 years are, I'm sure, what you all know and...
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    An update from lilyb

    Well, no ALS for me. My atrophy was an old wound with a scar, that I don't even remember. My knee pain is due to a benign cyst- muscle twitches are gone and probably due to anxiety and stress. Didn't even get a referral to a neurologist, but if I ever need one, I now have a doc that I kind of...
  4. K

    Helping PALS use the toilet...

    Hello again, I have been researching how best to help a fully incapacitated ALS patient use the toilet. I mean, if they haven't the use of their arms and torso muscles, how do they sit up? The patient is my father and his wheelchair will no longer fit into the bathroom. We purchased a portable...
  5. R

    Falling apart

    My mom has advanced ALS and I have learned that things can always get worse. I am not my mom's primary caregiver, in fact I don't do that much hands on stuff with her because I have a 3-year-old and a 9-month-old. I feed her when I'm around, buy her foods and drinks she likes, take care of phone...
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    constipation

    My brother has lost so much muscle functioning and continues to have so much pain that he is now bed bound lying on his stomach. He has lost leg muscles, back and stomach muscles and shoulder muscles. He can still use his hands and forearms some and can move his neck. He can still talk, eat...
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    Frequent urination with ALS

    Hello everyone, I am new to the forum and have posted only once before. I gave a full background in my first post but will condense for this one. My mother was diagnosed with ALS in July 2006 at the age of 73. The disease has progressed rapidly because she is no longer able to walk and does not...
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