breathing issues

  1. J

    Bulbar Onset Diagnosis

    My husband finally had his diagnosis of Bulbar Onset confirmed last week and we are naturally devastated. Whilst he wants to know nothing about what might come next and when, I feel i really want to know everything and need to know what to expect. I have read many posts on here and everyone is...
  2. L

    A little worried - Advice before appointment

    Hi there, I write this post looking for some guidance with respect to an upcoming appointment with a neurologist. I want to ensure I get out of the appointment all I need to. I very much appreciate anyone who takes the time to reply. Rather than write an essay on the 9 week history of my...
  3. Atsugi

    CanMark lived a full life and inspired others with his joy.

    A couple of years ago, our PALS CanMark asked me to announce here on ALSforums if and when he opted to leave the Earth. A few weeks later, he decided to stay with the rest of us mortals. Mark lived with ALS about four years, surrounded by friends and family, who visited often. He enjoyed...
  4. O

    Reluctantly Posting my symptoms

    Ive been lurking in this forum for the last couple of weeks seeking reassurance as I really didn't want to waste anyone's time with my concerns. I've found it amazing and heart warming the selfless amount of time PALS spend responding to individuals. I'm a 31 year old male married to an amazing...
  5. C

    Concerned new father **read the sticky still unsure**

    Hello Members, First I was introduce myself I am a 29 yr old white male will be 30 in June. I have read the sticky and I am still unsure, I am worried as I recently had a daughter she will be 2 years I May. I stumbled across ALS by Google and after reading the symptoms it like made my body go...
  6. N

    Does this sound like ALS?

    Hi, I apologize in advance for how long this is-just want to make sure I don't miss anything. I have had breathing issues for a few months now but thought nothing of it until later. It basically feels like my breathing muscles aren't strong enough and I am not getting enough air. This is...
  7. T

    Coughing and gagging

    Hi all, In the past week, I've developed some serious coughing problems at night, to the point that I'm not sleeping well at all. I'll have little coughs, and when I try to take a full breath in, I only get a bit and have to cough again. As for the gagging, it's hard to describe the sensation...
  8. F

    Hand is off: Feeling anxious

    Hello. I posted a while back about breathing issues I was having. My old thread is locked, and I couldn't post there any longer. I never got the chance to tell you all thank you for responding to my post. I have started having some other issues, and wanted to get your thoughts. For the past...
  9. S

    Breathing issues

    My PALS has started feeling shortness of breath this last week mainly when he is lying down. Also this last week, something else has started. He says it is almost like a hiccup but not a hiccup. Something makes me take a deep breath, once he has taken in as much air as possible, the so called...
  10. X

    Questions regarding extent and prognosis of MND

    Hi guys, Following my initial post (here) series of tests later, second opinion doctor agree's on MND as the clinical diagnosis. I have a very atypical onset of symptoms and slow progression and hence, unable to find a patient story that is similar to my case. I hope you guys can help me with...
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