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lou gehrig's disease

  1. J

    Depressed and Terrified I have ALS

    Hi All, I first want to thank you for the opportunity to voice my concerns as well as my apologies for any inconveniences. To start, my symptoms began a year a ago with some twitching on my stomach. I did a quick google search and Lou Gehrig's Disease came up. At first, I quickly brushed it...
  2. C

    Looked like MS but could be AlS instead.

    I just have one question. Was anyone told they might have MS but later the doctor decided it was actually ALS? The reason I’m asking is I’ve been seeing an internal medicine doctor for about 8 months. At the beginning he said that my symptoms fit with MS but my MRI’s I had done were not...
  3. A

    Cannot wrap my head around this..

    Hello, first and foremost I'm not looking for a diagnosis. Maybe just some positivity! I am a 30 year old female who was living a very healthy, active, meaningful life. The kind of life where I have 2 beautiful children, a wonderful husband, am a former mail carrier (haven't been able to work...
  4. H

    Seeking Guidance (Again)

    I had sought guidance in June and received helpful feedback. I have an update and would appreciate any thoughts. I am a 65-year-old male. In mid-2016, I started to have swallowing issues with food occasionally stuck in my throat. I also started to have intermittent issues where my speech...
  5. A

    ALS. Lou Gehrig's disease

    I started having problems and about May of 2015 I am now on the date of February 26th 2017. My hands and feet are paralyzed have no equilibrium. I need help with everything except I can get in the bath and climb out on my side period I have to use two hands brush my teeth and it takes forever to...
  6. F

    I can, I can, I can

    I wrote this a few days after I was diagnosed. I used to write poetry when I got upset, but gave it up years ago. It may be corny, but it's the best way to describe how I feel. I used to walk, in fact I ran I got things done I always said, "I can!" I can, I can, I can I worked full-time and...
  7. C

    Really scared

    Hello. My names Christian I'm a 20 year old white male. About a week ago I had a bad twitch in my right index finger. 3 days ago I started noticing my right arm was weaker than my left, I then stumbled upon lou gherigs disease on the Internet. Since then I have been freaking out because I think...
  8. D

    Masitinib phase 3 !

    PARIS, April 4, 2016 -- AB Science Announces Positive Interim Results from Phase 3 Trial of Masitinib in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) (also known as Lou Gehrig's disease) Company to Host Webcast on Masitinib in ALS in the Coming Days AB Science SA (NYSE Euronext - FR0010557264 - AB), a...
  9. C

    Worried and scared

    Hey guys, I'm not wanting a diagnosis but I need advise. Last year I was hospitalized for what presented as proximal neuropathy and autonomic neuropathy. I dealt with it the best I can. I had to start using a wheelchair because of the pain and weakness in both legs. I went to bed the same way...
  10. T

    Not sure if I should be doing more.

    Hello, This is my second post. I am a 44 year old woman. My symptoms started four years ago with foot drop. About three months after that I started having a severe problem swallowing solids and liquids. Since then, I have two podiatrists and my PCP along with a gastrologist. I have had muscle...

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