A story about falling ill in ALS, the devil´s disease, with reflections and criticism you can have as a physician after onset of ALS.
Author Ulf Ljungblad MD, PhD - August 2014
ALS is sometimes called the devil´s disease. It usually affects fully healthy often physically very active persons...
I am here because, naturally, I am worried I might be exhibiting symptoms of ALS.
I know it would be rare to have it at my age [25 years] and my gender [female], however, it does happen.
I haven't been exhibiting symptoms, knowingly, for very long. I have had a few leg cramps over the...
Hello, I am coming on here first to thank you for reading my post and also tell you all how strong you are and I pray there will be a cure.
I am 23 years old, female, around 125 lbs and 5'7 and half. I am not very active and don't eat the best but i have been changing my eating habits over the...
Let me explain what occured and what occured before the symptoms.
Before the symptoms i had diorhea ( tmi sorry) and one night i think i slept on my shoulder
wrong so i did some arm stretches.
My arm felt this shoot of electricity/tingly sensation from the fingers to my forearm to my bicep to...
My husband was diagnosed with ALS by our neurologist on July 23, 2014. While I'm sure that he understands how serious this is, he doesn't talk about it with me or anyone. He wants me to tell friends and family that he has a neuro-muscular problem and is getting medication for it.
Hi My name is mike and I'm 53 yrs old and have been fighting for at least 5 years....I w3as taking Nudextra which worked great for my emotional stability but had to stop due to high cost...$760 month. I thought it would be ok..WRONG! Nuro doctors won't see me because of medicaid..still...
I promised a eulogy. But found that sharing Elaine’s life is what we all have been doing. Going back, reading all her posts and thread contributions was a renewed education in how I would like to be. Not just thought of, but really ‘be’.
Here, instead of a eulogy, I share some of Elaine’s...
Hi first of all I fully respect and pray everyday for all the people asssociated with this disease I truly mean that my.name is john I am absolutely.devestated saddened and angered of what im experiencing after beong in tip top.condition for a longtime by being an avid basketball player and...
I don't know where to begin ... I don't even know what I'm trying to ask ... My dear friend, father of our 2 incredible boys is now preparing for end of life. In ways it feels like we're planning to have another baby ... you know they questions ... where do we take the kids? what about the dog...
I am sure that this is a repeat post, possible questions have been answered elsewhere but please, I beg of you to help me. I am pregnant and not dealing with this possible diagnosis very well. I would like to give my background and would appreciate your feedback, help and experience to guide...
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