The Million Word Gap
Parents who take time to read aloud to their children are doing them a huge favor. Not only is it a memorable bonding activity, but it's also a way to jump-start a child's education and put them on the fast track to literacy. Many parents and caretakers know this...
My understanding of Neudexta is that the dextromethorphan is what helps PBA. If dextromethorphan is the active ingredient in Neudexta, and quinidine is only there to slow the metabolism of the DM, shouldn't any sustained release form of DM be helpful? Quinidine interacts with other meds that can...
37M Aussie Pilot Here...
I had an emg in March last year due to muscle twitching and was given the all clear.
Last year they tested the following
R First D Inteross
R Tib Anterior
R Gastrocn (MED)
R Vast Medialis
L Tib Anterior
L Rect Abdominis
I have had 2 accidents now and I just dont understand how it's not ALS related. Both now I have been in the bathroom on time but as soon as I see the toilet I cant hold it anymore and it all comes out. Is this normal? Plus my hair is so greasy and my hair on my head and eyelashes are getting...
I ‘ve been sent information from my clinic on participation in a study using inosine to increase urate levels and see if it’s tolerated and benefits PALS. If I qualify I think I would be willing to participate. Any one with experience or knowledge have any comments???
Hi first time on this forum. Seamus from Ireland diagnosed1year but symptoms about 4 years, 49 married 4 kids. What I would like to ask people is about Edaravone. It has been in use in the US since 2017. It is not available in Europe yet but there is a large clinical trial this year on the oral...
My husband was dx. In dec. 18 we have very little past family history due to the fact that his maternal grandfather was adopted with no records and his paternal family have all died at young ages ( under 50) except for his father as of now who is 48. Reed is 28 and I am just curious if we...
Hi, first of all - thanks in advance for spending some of your precious your time reading my long story.
I'm 25 and last 3 months of my life was the worst (so far) , fear-ridden time I have ever experienced.
Everything started on the 1st of October with a constant, mild headache with painful...
symptoms of als
I wasn't sure if I would post this at all. After deciding I had no idea where to post it but, for me, it feels like a rant/complaint so here it is.
Since my diagnosis I've always believed that I should take good care of my general health, get some good sun each day possible, get some light...
My Dad recently has been having an increase in twitching in his stomach as well as feeling like he can’t breath out fully.
It’s only been happening the last two days and last week he was at the ALS clinic for his 3 month check up and they said he had no progression. Although they didn’t do a...