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    Dad Dancing Again in Heaven

    My Dad slipped away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 30. ALS took his ability to move, to swallow, to speak, and finally to breathe, but it didn't take his joy or his strong faith. Diagnosis was the end of December 2017, though he'd had symptoms for at least two years prior. Possibly...
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    Stressed and worried over symptoms

    Hello All, Over the past month I have had some crazy stuff happen to me that really has me stressed out and terrified. Let me start by saying that I have always been an anxious, worrying person but it hasn’t really had any impact on my physical health (at least until this last month). I am just...
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    Could it be???

    Hello i am a 26 year old male , one morning i woke up and both arms and legs felt weak, i will back the story up, before that day i worked out 4 times a week, and i work a office job but had a seasonal job 2 weeks* before i the weakness started that i had to stand and run and jump a lot as a...
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    Very scared abt Bulbar Onset, plz help

    I would like to thank all of you in advance for reading my concerns. I am 39 yeasr old male. It all started in july last year. Initially i was suffering from burning pain in my arms and legs. I went to a dibatologists. But my sugar level came normal. Then I went to a neurologist. He adviced some...
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    Anxiety? ALS? Long read, sorry!

    First, let me preface this by saying I am 100% a hypochondriac. I constantly think something is wrong with me and even if someone says something jokingly to me (which is how this whole ALS suspicion started) I freak out about it. To be honest, I haven't seen my doctor about these issues yet as...
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    what to do when...

    My PALS can't sip liquids or eat applesauce to get his pills down? I see him struggle now to suck the fluid through the straw and have asked the palliative nurse how he can take his meds if he can't swallow them this way and she said we just don't give them to him if they don't come in a...
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    Bulbar als?

    Hi 6 months ago I got very sick lasted a month. Couldn't breathe hard time swallowing and talking. Lost 9 lbs in a week. Got rubber legs. Basically became wheelchair bound because every time I would walk I couldn't breathe. They put me on a ton of asthma meds which made me worse. Testing heart...
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    Almost 3 months with symptoms

    35 year old male, fairly active, good physical health my whole life except for some football injuries. Need to begin by saying that I have had severe bouts of health anxiety within the last year, colon cancer, lung cancer, bone cancer, all of which started with small symptoms that manifested...
  9. kitkat

    Exhausted & Feeling Guilty

    I am so exhausted. We have home health aids taking care of my PALS on weekdays as I still work full time. He has no use of his arms & legs. I get home about 5:15, just in time to help Steve use his urinal. Then I use the lift to get him out of his hospital bed & transfer him to his wheelchair so...
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    Worried

    Hello everyone, I decided to post here after days of anxiety and depression. I am a 24 year old female. My symptoms started 2 and 1/2 weeks ago when both of my hands cramped. They kept cramping no matter what I did. I then felt sudden weakness. I went to the emergency where they told me to go...
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