heredity

  1. K

    Heredity Factors

    I have recently found out that one of my father's uncles died from ALS in the 80's. I have also been told that my mother's father died of what was probably ALS back in the 50's. No one else has had the symptoms or diagnosed of ALS on either side of the family. What are the chances that...
  2. W

    My Fear of ALS

    Hello everyone. I'm new here. And I have a little concern I want to share, If you have any information that may be helpful to me please post below. Ever since my dad got ALS, I have been doing research on it. And I found out it is 15% heredity. I am one of 5 children. Meaning there is a...
  3. G

    ALS and heredity

    I have read about 5 to 10% of all ALS cases are inherited. What does that mean? that 10% of people who have als, their children will get als too ? I am looking at my twitches quite differently after I heard of my dad's diagnosed. Frankly its freaking me out and i am considering getting it...
  4. A

    New to this forum... facing possible ALS diagnosis...

    Hello everyone. I just found this forum and have read a bit and noted that newcomers seemed welcomed. I am facing a possible diagnosis of ALS though have had trouble getting health care providers to even care about giving me any diagnosis or hope of finding the cause of my issues. I have...
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