depression

  1. C

    Neuro said 99.9 % no ALS but EMG report indicated Active Deneration.

    First, thank you in advance for your support and replies in what has been a very stressful & concerning time for me. A brief background of my situation, I am a 40 y/o dad of 2 beautiful little girls. Started expiriencing the following about 2-3 months. Physical activities running, gym...
  2. K

    Completely confused

    I have no idea if ALS is a possibility or not but this seems to be a very good resource place so I figured I would ask. (sorry for the following novel!) I have put in searches for statements on different tests I have had or Dr impressions from my clinical visits and many lead me to ALS...
  3. D

    Als

    Hi I have a 27 year old son that was diagnosed with ALS 05/2012. I am not dealing well with this. I cry all the time and want to help and he is not letting me help. I want to spend time with him and not able too cause of no transportation to see him. I might get to see him once a month if...
  4. P

    Never Felt So Helpless & Sad in my Life

    As I read the stories of all the people that are affected by this horrible disease, I can't hold back the tears. My husband, Frank, has had ALS since 2006, and it was a rapid ride downhill. He lost his voice first, had a G-tube within two months, and because he never signed his living will (I...
  5. K

    Tips, Help and Insights Appreciated

    Hi, My husband started to develop symptoms Thanksgiving Day 2009. Little did I realize the journey we were about to begin. He had cut his hand the previous weekend and was on pain pills. So the slurring of speech – of course, it was the side effect of the pain pills. But the speech got...
  6. A

    Could this be als?

    Hi i am currently going through a very stressful situation and am wondering if you can shed some light on it. I am wondering if the current symptoms and progression of what i am dealing with could be als. I will open and honest and hope you will be open and honest with me, i do suffer from...
  7. J

    My post a while back

    I posted on here a while back. It got moved to the fibro area I guess. Well, I'm in a much better place now. If I keep myself healthy, I don't seem to have too many probs. When I get sick, that's the big prob. I had kawasaki when I was young. Some speculation I also had complications like...
  8. A

    Support group

    So tonight was the support group meeting. My mom didn't really want to go because she is in pain from falling. I told her I thought she should go, so she did. Although now I feel sort of guilty. Basically the whole meeting was guest speakers (physicians) lecturing about respitory machines and...
  9. A

    overwhelmed

    Hello. My mother is getting worse by the weeks/months it seems. She lost her balance and fell while I was with her last week. I feel so terrible b/c I was unable to catch her. She can still eat most foods with her right hand, although she can only use a few fingers. Her speech is understandable...
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