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  1. R

    Update re: Previous Thread

    https://www.alsforums.com/forum/do-i-have-als-als/41324-just-need-relief.html The above thread is my original thread, which has since been closed. Hi, I posted about two months ago with concerns that I had re: twitching and other ailments that were not indicative of anything worrisome. I saw...
  2. K

    Research Study

    I lost my Dad, Jeff Long (who was active on this site), in October of 2015 to ALS. I am currently looking at the Infant Feeding Characteristics of Patients with ALS with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The information is listed on the National ALS Registry website...
  3. N

    Med-Lift Power Assist Recliner Chair for Sale- Western North Carolina (Asheville area

    Chair is located in Burnsville, NC near Asheville in Western North Carolina. Med-Lift Recliner Chair for Sale, 2553 series. This recliner is in great condition and was used with a cover and in a cigarette smoke free home. This chair is great for anyone who could use assistance getting into or...
  4. starente15

    Gift idea for PALS and CALS

    Hi everyone, When my dad was sick, we met a couple that lived near my parents and the husband also had ALS. We became friends with them, meeting for lunch and dinner and my mother and brother have stayed in touch (they all live in North Carolina). My brother will drop by to bring donuts and...
  5. Nuts

    2014 Accessible Honda Van

    We have moved on to a larger van, so we are selling the 2014 Honda Odyssey with Braunability conversion. It has a side ramp, tie downs, and two easy locks (driver and passenger seat locations). The two front seats roll out and back in easily. Comes with hand controls (but they have been...
  6. T

    Project: Working on progressive adaptations to pedal-electric all terrain vehicle

    Hi everyone, Hope y’all are doing well! I’m starting a thread to create a space for a project that I’m working on with students at UC Davis and Greg Tanner, a PALS that works with disabilityreports.org. The goal is to create new adaptations for a lightweight pedal-electric all terrain...
  7. B

    my dad

    Hi, my name is Brittany Hyder. I am 14 years old. I have 2 sisters and 1 brother. I have 3 nieces and 3 nephews a long with a niece on the way. I have a mother. Most importantly though, I have a father. Most people would expect me to say had due to he has passed but I do not think of him as...
  8. KatieNBoyd

    Removing fillings and Chelation

    I didn't know if this falls to this category or in Other.. I want to know if any PALS have have done the Chelation therapy? And if you have had your amalgam fillings removed? We went to the NaturoPathic Doc today to get the results of the Chelation. He is showing high levels of Mercury 55 and...
  9. KatieNBoyd

    How do you plan things?

    So since the diagnosis we have just sorta stumbled one month to the next in sort of a haze. My PAL is now down to 130 pounds (in June he was 155 still against the PEG idea) even after eating a lot the last few days with holiday food. Currently we just scheduled doctor appointments (his...
  10. starente15

    Selfish question

    Hi everyone. I feel like this sounds like a selfish question, but how does a caregiver/family member cope with what is happening? My dad was diagnosed 10/2014 and my parents and brother live in North Carolina. I fly down every 6-8 weeks to visit/go to clinics. My moods usually seem worse...
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