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  1. J

    Depressed and Terrified I have ALS

    Hi All, I first want to thank you for the opportunity to voice my concerns as well as my apologies for any inconveniences. To start, my symptoms began a year a ago with some twitching on my stomach. I did a quick google search and Lou Gehrig's Disease came up. At first, I quickly brushed it...
  2. KarenNWendyn

    Doctor - patient jokes

    Patient: Doctor, what should I do if my temperature goes up a point or more? Doctor: Sell! Patient: Doctor, you've gotta help me. I eat apples, apples later come out into the toilet. I eat bananas, bananas come out. Doctor: That's easy. Eat shit. Patient: Doctor, Doctor, I broke my arm in...
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    Having a difficult day. More progression and the grief that goes with every loss is hard to deal with. I know I m depressed but I m still handling everything. My pals depends on me and I want to be strong for him, and be the caregiver he deserves. I m frightened and overwhelmed, it is all...
  4. V

    Fasciculations and Possible Atrophy

    Hello all, I have been on this forum reading and learning, but decided to finally do my first post for my own concerns. Before I explain I'd like to say I truly see and experience the strength and knowledge you guys have whether you were diagnosed or took care of a loved one, etc. I truly admire...
  5. J

    ALS FEAR - Please help

    Hi All, This is a follow up post after 2 years... original thread below: Hi all, First off, I want to say thank you too all people here taking there time to answer questions for people fearing ALS. The fact that a lot of you have it and take the time out of your day to help people is amazing...
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    Resources for relatives living abroad

    Hello, I was not sure whether to make a new post or to post on a previous one on teens, but I think that living away changes the experience quite a lot so I figured it would be helpful to open a new thread. As some of you know, my father was diagnosed with PLS. I am from Spain, where he still...
  7. W

    Looking for a glimmer of hope

    Hello Everyone, I would like to start off with saying that I have utmost respect to all of PALS and CALS who despite the illness did not forfeit and are fighting and living each day as happy as it's possible. I have lurked the board for 2 months (read ALL stickies) now and I've decided I...
  8. opusensemble

    I guess this is for real

    Dear friends, My story so far was an impressive story of fight for survival. 5 years ago I had a severe adverse reaction to an antidepressant and became bedridden and in extreme suicidal agony for 4 long years. My research was too incredible and extense to condense in a thick collection of...
  9. T

    Diagnosis At Last

    Hello everyone. My husband of 30 years was diagnosed 3rd October 2018 of Bulbar Onset/ALS. It was a relief for us all to have a diagnosis as we was wondering all sorts what was wrong with him. He started to talk slowler than usual in January this year, and gradually got worse over the months...
  10. C

    Mood changes

    Hi all, This is sort of an update post (last post was in the Newly Diagnosed) but I wanted to move my thread to a maybe more appropriate category. My husband has gotten a second opinion from the chief neurologist at the University of Münster in Germany, where he is from. He was also able to...

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