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  1. A

    Pls?

    Is it the longer one is improving in affected limbs the less likely pls/als? Can plateaus last years?* I had a thread for my dad but it's closed now.* He doesn't want to go for more testing since nmd doesn't have treatment. He got the possible pls and that was enough. I'm the one digging...
  2. C

    [22y/m] Is there any other disease that can mimic these symptoms?

    Hi, I'm male, 22 yrs old, and I very worried about these symtomps. I know that ALS is rare, specially in people of my age, but I dont think there is other disease that can mimic these symptons that i'm feeling. - since dec/2017: post nasal drip - i'm feeling that my breath is low. When I run...
  3. Buckhorn

    My sweet husband is gone.

    My PALS, husband Dave passed away a week ago, July 4th. It was sudden and I did not expect it. Dave had a history of DVT's, pulmonary embolism, and a heart valve issue, which had been monitored closely by a cardiologist over the years. After Dave's ALS diagnosis, we both felt a heart attack or...
  4. G

    fasciculations

    My brother died last year 10/31/2017, from ALS w/FTD he was 56. His ALS started in 2012 with a small fasciculation in his upper arm. At the time he was a airline pilot, he went to the Dr. and was told it was stress related. The FTD was more of a problem than the ALS and he eventually lost his...
  5. M

    My Wife

    Firstly, thank you for the opportunity to ask questions even with you all being busy battling ALS. My heart goes out to you all. I have also read the stickies and I want to stress at the very beginning that I am not looking for a diagnosis here (only doctor can do that) and I am also not an...
  6. A

    Pls or Als?

    I'm new here and just got the devastating news that my dad may have pls. He had brain and cervical spine mris, nerve conduction test, and emg. Neurologist is guessing pls as nothing else makes sense. He's referring my dad to another neurologist at uc irvine, dr. Mozzafar who has the equipment to...
  7. tripete

    My confession

    Below is a document that i wrote for seminary some years ago. i still hold it to be true although i think it could have been written more gently. i used the same format as the Canons of Dort, because i believe it can be easier to explain things when you say what you do believe and what you do...
  8. Bestfriends14

    A question for PALS

    Hello, My husband has just ended his clinical trial (he dropped out March 28th) for Pimozide. Apparently, he's not progressed in his right leg or arm since last September but has only slightly in his left leg, which is his drop foot leg. However, I am finding it harder and harder to believe...
  9. A

    Moving with ALS

    Good Morning, My mom was recently diagnosed with ALS, then a couple months later she fell and broke her hip. Right now she is in rehab but once she is out, I plan to bring here to live with me to be here caregiver. I live two states away and was wondering if anyone has any advice of...
  10. A

    Still curious

    Hi I had posted last week about being curious about my symptoms. I have had several people tell me that I do not show symptoms of als but I am still full of doubt. My twitches are still there but there are longer periods of time that I don’t feel them for the passed week I suppose. The fear i...
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