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...
I’m having an EMG tomorrow in Houston. I’m obviously scared.
8 months ago I started having tight pain in hips, 2 months later mid back pain when standing gets worse as day goes on. 4 weeks ago legs start twitching all under skin feels weird. Mood has been depressed I’ve never felt like this in...
Patient: Doctor, what should I do if my temperature goes up a point or more?
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...
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...
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...
This is a follow up post after 2 years... original thread below:
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...