metabolism

  1. D

    Delsym?

    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...
  2. J

    Nervous I have ALS / Just saw a Neurologist

    Hi All, I have been reading a lot of the posts on this site for the past week and half and decided to finally post my own story. I have been dealing with a lot of weird symptoms lately and decided to see a neurologist about it earlier this week who specializes in neuromuscular issues and has...
  3. B

    Triheptanoin

    This was posted on another ALS Forum: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Animal Study Suggests ALS Motor Neuron Loss May be Delayed with Triheptanoin September 20, 2016 Teresa Pais, PhDby Teresa Pais, PhD Because of increasing evidence...
  4. M

    Second Quarterly Neuro Visit

    I just had my second quarterly visit with the Neuro since my diagnosis. First off, physically I have nothing to complain about compared to a large number of people on these forums. I have lost fine motor skills, strength, and coordination in my left (non-dominant) hand only and a little...
  5. Lilacs53

    Got a email from Winning The Fight

    I'm not sure about it and would like to know what you all think about it. Here it is... December 16, 2014 Dear ALS Fighters and Families: There is an opportunity for us to expand WFND’S current therapy program for PALS (People with ALS) and to totally stop ALS progression. Although...
  6. H

    Rainforest plants potential cure for ALS

    Ayahuasca – Ethnobotanical medicine for potential treatment of ALS By Daniel Gustafsson In south and central america, the native people within many tribes living along the amazon river has a long historical tradition of making and consuming a natural medicine/brew called ayahuasca. It is...
  7. V

    The importance of Vitamin B12 in our food.

    Vitamin B12 is a nutrient from food we eat that helps keep the body's nerve and blood cells healthy. It also assists with making DNA in our cells. Vitamin B12 is an important nutrient to prevent anemia. Folate is a water soluble B vitamin that is found in food and helps create and maintain...
  8. notme

    Neuro Update

    Some good news and some bad news. The GOOD news is that my EMG only shows any LMN damage in my arms--which is very possibly caused by very bad fall two years ago. I also have low B-12--which the doctor thinks is accounting for all the other LMN signs. It's within normal ranges--but the...
  9. G

    Newbie

    My grandmother was just diagnosed with ALS two weeks ago. She's in her early 70s. Just before I left on a trip during the last week of April, her only sibling called and said he was in the hospital. He died only a few days later. They were never really close, but I think that the stress and...
  10. BarryG

    Arm weakness

    Hello everyone, as most of you know my problems have been mostly bulbar up until the last few months but I have been experiencing increasing arm weakness in the last month or so and an unusual symptom. When I go to do a feed I get ready with the syringe barrel in the peg tube and then when I go...
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