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    need for advice

    hello , my Najib and i have father who's been diagnosed with ALS recently my father had lost his right hand he can't move it any more , he cant walk without falling too , and now the other hand is going down . i have no clue what should i do to help him out . the big problem is that the...
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    I'm sorry to be posting this but I'd hugely appreciate your insights. I'm a 47 year old man. My first issues was noticing my watch falling off my left arm, which provoked me to notice decreased muscle mass in both forearms. This has been followed by very noticeable loss of muscle mass in both...
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    Sorry but I have a update and a concern

    Hello I'm sorry to bother you I'm not sure if you remember me my husband thought he had Als but his emg only showed signs of myopathy. I have let the thought go but yesterday we went to Parkland for a clinical exam with a neuro and we suspected that after seeing the emg they would do a muscle...
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    Exercise Program Suggestions

    I had a few stretching exercises I was doing and can no longer do since I cannot sit in a chair any longer, or do the standing exercises for fear of falling. What do I now? Would a therapist help? ROM exercises?
  5. P

    Waiting and worrying

    I'll try to keep this as succinct as possible. I have been experiencing a variety of symptoms for several months. Symptoms have included; shortness of breath, fatigue, tripping/falling and most recently atrophy and weakness in my left leg. I have been evaluated by a pulmonologist...
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    Questions about ALS

    Hello, I'm sorry for all of you that have this horrible disease. I've been worried about having it myself for the last 6 months. I have a few questions to you that would help set my mind at ease (or not): - 6 months ago my little and ring finger of my right hand bcame a bit stiffer...
  7. 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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    What do I have?

    So glad I have found this group. I have some serious symptoms and questions about tests that I hope someone can answer for me. In April of 2017 I started falling for no reason. My knees would just buckle and down I would go. I fell at least once a week thmonth of April. Then I would go about...
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    Vertigoo / Dizziness

    Hello everyone, Lately, my father has been having short episodes of dizziness and vertigo. He literally says that his head "goes away." Today he was shaving, standing alone, in front of the mirror, and almost fell because he got dizzy. The weird thing is that he can walk for a mile with a cane...
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    Unsure how to approach symptoms

    Hello guys, I need some help here. I'll try to keep this as short as possible and before I start I will say that I've read the sticky. I'm a 25 year old male and for the last 11+ months I've been experiencing some really awful symptoms that (with some direction from my GP) has pointed me in the...