I've had ALS for a little over two years, am about to move in with parents, who are elderly, because it's getting harder and harder to live on my own. I can still do things for myself, tho wheelchair bound, but am also losing strength in my dominant hand. (Absolutely no bulbar symptoms I've...
First let me say that i have the utmost respect for everyone here and i envy the strength that you all have.
I have been having some very concerning symptoms as of late. The symptoms first started about 3 weeks ago my left are has had this strange feeling of weekness aswell as muscle...
Hi everyone. I've been working my way back to the board slowly. Not sure why I feel the need to chime in, but here goes.
My father never had anxiety before being diagnosed with ALS. As weird symptoms started to occur over the course of a year, i.e., head dropping, voice changing, choking...
As his speech is almost completely gone, and eating is done practically although he wants to try still,but isn't supposed to. His legs want to buckle in every time I try the gait belt for transfers. I don't know what to expect next. Will he last all summer? Christmas? Next week? How will we...
I'm not trying to offend anyone, please forgive me if you feel I'm being disrespectful to anyone.
I strongly believe I have ALS bulbar onset. Like a month ago, I noticed that some solid food was getting stuck in throat, I had to swallow twice so it could go down. I'm still having...
Thank you so much for taking time to read my questions. I truly appreciate it. I know ALS looks different in each person but I wanted to ask a few questions about potential early symptoms. For the last year or so I've noticed that when I take a drink sometimes the liquid seems to rush...
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I never heard of ALS before last week. I been having a tired tongue feeling while eating .I wasn't very concerned until I Googled it. I have a love hate relationship with Google. I should know better but...yeah. anyways I have read the stickies and feel like my hand is weak as well but I haven't...
I'm sorry for posting this message. I know you all have your own things to worry about and I respect you guys the utmost, so I'll try to keep this brief.
I am 22 year old asian male student, who has some weird symptoms over the past few months. It actually started out a year ago...
I wrote this weekend about mom having an indentation above her collar bone when she inhales. Since then, I've found out that this is called tracheal tug or suprasternal retractions. It's a sign of respiratory distress.
Mom was dx with FTD in early 2014 and ALS in late 2015. She's got...