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  1. D

    40% savings from Medicare on my vent???

    Shh, don't tell my DME because if this is a mistake I don't want them to fix it! Last year the breakdown on the cost of my vent was: DME billed Medicare $3800 Medicare allowed $1500 Medicare paid the DME 80% of the allowed amount, 1200 I owed $300 before filing with my supplemental insurance...
  2. J

    21 yrs old scared I have als pls help!

    Hi everyone, I'm a 21 yr old male about 3 weeks ago I had a weird pressure on top of my head I was scared of having a brain tumor and I went to see the doctor they said they were tension headaches. About a week later I started having muscle twitches all over my body legs,arms,face,shoulders...
  3. S

    Symptoms

    HI yall i need some help im a 24 year old male 1 week ago i was using my power drill at work and my hands kinda cramped up got a little worried and then when i got home the top of my hands felt pretty weird kind of a numbness and then the next day my feet just my feet and my hands still left...
  4. swalker

    Trip Report: Yellowstone, Fall 2015

    It has taken a very long time to get through the pictures we took during our September trip to Yellowstone. I have finally done so and am now ready to write a bit of a trip report. My hope is that some of those reading this will be inspired to do something like this, whether it is Yellowstone...
  5. J

    Little Scared

    Hello, I'm 25 yr old male. So my situation got me a little scared of quite a few things, since google makes it easy to find out if you are dying (not really) that's where I spent some of my time (bad idea I know). It started when I was at my computer and I felt intense pain in my collarbone, I...
  6. F

    Getting nervous I might have ALS

    Hello All, I have had some symptoms and I am concerned it is the early signs of ALS. I am a 32yr old male, healthy. A month ago I pulled my back out, I got up in the middle of the night to take pain medication and got it stuck in my throat. I wen to the ER and they sucked it out. Went to...
  7. M

    Keep hoping this is a bad dream:( mom recently diagnosed

    HI, I am Mandy, I have been looking around for a few weeks. My mom (age 58) was diagnosed officially a on March 4th. I dont think i have ever felt more alone... She has bulbar onset which we initially thought may have been a stroke related to the stress of losing my grandmother (that she cared...
  8. smoochiegal

    skin breakdown?

    Question for all of my favourite people. Hubby woke up this morning and had a 'rash' looking red mark in his armpits. Right is worse than left. As he has very little movement in his arms it looks as though it is not getting enough air and/or rubbing. I am sure that many of you have experienced...
  9. D

    how does atrophy feel

    please help Hi all...first off let me start by saying I have been reading a lot of brave and encouraging people help out anxious and scared people...I have so much respect for pals being able to cheer up and make some else feel good...I have been feeling really down latley I have even been...
  10. H

    End Stages...just got more complicated

    Hi friends, To recap previous information I have posted about my precious brother.... My brother was diagnosed with bulbar ALS in January 2011. He has been on a feeding tube since June 2013, unable to speak since May 2013 and has been on a non invasive ventilator (Trilogy) for about 8...
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