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    adaptive clothing/scare

    I made a big mistake tonight and left Dick alone while I went to the store and when I returned he was trapped in the chair all twisted. He dropped the chair remote and tried to pick it up and got trapped. He is paralyzed in both arms. I thought I could leave him for short trips but we learned...
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    Don't know what to think

    Hi, I'm new here and would like some opinions on my symptoms. To start off I'm a 45 year old female. About 6 months have been having neck problems, stiffness and by the end of the day feeling like my head was too heavy to hold up. Around November I was complaining to my husband and he said he...
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    when bipap

    :confused: I was put on a bipap shortly after my breath weakened .I would lay on my side at night and my lungs would'nt fill all the way with air.I felt like I had a big python wrapped around my chest because it was so hard to breath .My doctor sent me to his associate that studies respiratory...
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    Hello husband newly diagnosed

    Hello, I am new to this website. My husband has just been given the diagnosis of ALS after many months of tests. He has a follow up visit this Monday (June 26th) for another EMG. I guess right now we're in denial - keep hoping they will say they've made a mistake and that it's actually MMN...
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    On a mission to find a cure

    U of T researcher tackles ALS by JENNIFER WELLS There comes a chilling moment, staring as we are at a microscopic cross section of a human spinal cord, when Janice Robertson steps away from her telescope and offers a layperson an up-close image of what she has just been studying. The revealed...
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    FINAL FOUR SET: AL OUT After serious waffling and flip-flopping, Fidel Castro, the 74-year-old Cuban President from South Havana, Cuba, finally made up his mind, going back on his word and using his swing vote to eliminate Al Petit, the 55-year-old Fire Chief from Brampton, Ontario. After...