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  1. bkite

    Tips for getting the most from your Tobii computer.

    Tips for getting the most from your Tobii computer. * in Communicater Settings/Gaze Interaction Settings/Basic * Track status get centered as much as possible. * Calibration run through Calibration several times, this is exercising your eyes and will improve your functional use of the...
  2. M

    First EMG Tomorrow

    Good evening from South Africa Firstly, tremendous sympathies and all the strength in the world to all of those suffering from ALS. I guess I may be one of those hypochondriacs that I'm sure you guys all roll your eyes at! :lol: I am going for my first ever EMG tomorrow morning and can't...
  3. L

    Update from I feel so helpless

    Previous thread here. Good evening. Just got my second Emg. This one was done at a ALS specialist hospital accredited by the ALS Association. The Dr was extremely thorough and explained everything he did. It took about 2hours and he checked every where except my eyes! Conclusion was Mildly...
  4. D

    Neuro App this week..........concerns!

    https://www.alsforums.com/forum/do-i-have-als-als/42870-tick-all-boxes-hoping-best-planning-worst.html#post451730 Hi all, I first posted on this forum 17th October last year (see link) with a vast array of symptoms that I have after time realised that the majority of them were down to my...
  5. K

    Laryngospasm, Suddenly Can't Breath: Information Videos/ Straw Breathing Technique

    Hello all, After a hairy morning of my mother's sudden and repeated laryngospasms, I found these two short videos online, which explains the causes, and a technique to deal with it and how that works. "Just" relaxing helped, however, I'm looking forward to introducing straw breathing technique...
  6. E

    Not a story of hope but a hopeful poem

    Not a story of hope but a poem that I find strangely hopeful, all the more when the poem is about 5 men who are shot to their deaths. Also a poem that vindicates beauty even, especially when we are confronting death: 1. They take them out in the morning to the stone courtyard and put them...
  7. P

    Don’t know where to turn, very worrying set of symptoms

    Hi everyone and thanks for taking the time to read my post. I am currently crippled by the fear that my worsening symptoms suggest ALS. For a time I put them down to anxiety but I can no longer accept that explanation as everything just seems too coincidental. It all started in August- I...
  8. R

    Sharing the road

    My Pals started a downward spiral 30 days ago. Could no longer talk, appetite diminished, slept 14-15 hours at night and often a long nap in the afternoon. I asked twice if she wanted our granddaughters to come decorate for Christmas and never got a response. I had them cone out anyway and she...
  9. S

    Opinions on Symptoms

    Hello everyone. First off, I would like to say thank you so much for the continued support you provide to people who are scared about symptoms or newly diagnosed with ALS. A bit of background information about myself: 27 y/o caucasian female who is in the midst of evaluation by a...
  10. S

    Update - 12/24/18 - Extreme bulbar worries

    Hello everyone...I hope everyone is having a good Christmas season. I wish I could say the same. It's been almost 6 months since I have been here. Some things have gotten better and some a lot worse/terrifying. I was hoping to never have to come back here but my situation has dictated I do...
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