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  1. Mary-Lynn

    My brother is declining

    I am new to this site. I am very grateful for the support. My 53 year old brother was diagnosed with ALS in April of 2011. He is a hand therapist, a cyclist, and a photographer. He lives in NJ and I live in MA. We are very close, especially since the birth of his twin daughters 8 years ago...
  2. RonPrice

    70 Years of Bipolar Disorder: Instalment #1

    BIPOLAR DISORDER: My 68 Year Chaos Narrative A Longitudinal Context: October 1943 To October 2011 11th Edition, Draft #4 By: Ron Price of George Town Tasmania Australia (180 Pages: Font 14—75,000 words) ------------------------------------------ I can post more of my story here if readers are...
  3. RonPrice

    Can I Play A Useful Part at this Site?

    As I understand it, the disorder, MND, is "characterized by rapidly progressive weakness, muscle atrophy and fasciculations, spasticity, dysarthria, dysphagia, and respiratory compromise. Sensory function generally is spared, as is autonomic, and oculomotor activity. ALS is a progressive, fatal...
  4. T

    Just Diagnosed With SOD1 Mutation.

    Hey there guys this is my first Post , wouldn't have a clue where to put it? so here it is , Today after waiting like 5 weeks , i finally received my results back from the Pathology in Melbourne Australia , i Live in Hobart Tasmania Australia , Its confirmed that i carry the SOD1 Mutation...
  5. Tokahfang

    Conversion Disorder and other Functional Neuro Illnesses

    This description is based on research up to June 2009. Functional/somatoform neurological disorders are mental illnesses and adaptations that cause real physical symptoms, but without an addressable physical cause. The one I'm going to be talking about mostly is conversion, because I know it...
  6. acenoface

    Anxiety, is it all in my head?

    I have ALS, but I also have bipolar illness. I have recently gone through a period of high anxiety including sleeplessness. The only thing that made me feel better is using my BiPap. I am feeling much better now, but I wonder if my bipolar illness was the cause of my anxiety, or was it caused...
  7. J

    lithium ?

    Hi every one her, did any one her has tried lithium drug to cure als or did any one got into a trail to treat that, because I have red Daily doses of lithium, a drug used to treat bipolar disorder, have been found to delay progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in an Italian study of...
  8. acenoface

    Piano Rock CD proceeds go to ALSA

    Words like “inspiring” get used so casually that their meaning loses power. But in the case of Ace Noface, and his new album, Toxic Charm, one immediately becomes present to the true meaning of words like inspiration and courage. The musician, living with a terminal illness, is facing his fate...
  9. acenoface

    Musician composes CD with one finger

    Someone wrote this story about me Words like “inspiring” get used so casually that their meaning loses power. But in the case of Ace Noface, and his new album, Toxic Charm, one immediately becomes present to the true meaning of words like inspiration and courage. The musician, living with a...
  10. David

    A Blockbuster Approach to Funding ALS Research

    Source: ALS Society of Canada Date: April 1st, 2009 Title: A Blockbuster Approach to Funding ALS Research Two seemingly disparate strands – a runaway blockbuster and a clinical trial of a promising new therapeutic approach to a fatal neuromuscular disease – are being woven together...
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