The CCALS topic for May. It looks like it is going to be about tube feeding - particularly Liquid Hope. It may be somewhat commercial but the concept of real food versus chemical formulas is something we talk about here a lot...
*after writing this, I see I am just regergitating all the symptoms I have been having and it lead to a long post. My intention is to let you know what ALL is going on when we all know there is probably just specific symptoms that I am focusing on for this forum.*
Thanks for reading this long...
My fiance' was diagnosed one week ago today! UGH! I am reading like crazy and realize I will have a medical degree soon! I sure need one to understand everything! Its difficult when what works for one doesn't work for another. How do we know what is right? When pALS are losing muscle how is...
Hello all, some of you may remember I made a post about a month ago concerning my symptoms. That thread is now closed but I will summarize everything here. My concern is that I have been having very concerning symptoms the past 2 months and I am worried about my health. I will break down...
shortness of breath
It has been such a busy time and I hadn't had a chance to post earlier.
He was diagnosed 3/23/2017 and progressed rapidly. By May 2017 he was on AVAPS, July 25th he got a feeding tube and by December he had pneumonia and after being intubated for a couple of weeks went home on the Trilogy. He...
Long time appreciator of the resources of forums like this that provide means to help reduce the stress of new and foreign symptoms.
30 y/o male with no family history of ALS.
Pre August 2017: I may have had a twitch here or there that never bothered me. I remember at least in May of 2017 a...
My husband has just ended his clinical trial (he dropped out March 28th) for Pimozide. Apparently, he's not progressed in his right leg or arm since last September but has only slightly in his left leg, which is his drop foot leg. However, I am finding it harder and harder to believe...
I have a feeding tube that I currently use for my meds. I see the day approaching where I will need to start using it for nutrition. What are the side effects? Will it be diarrhea after every feed? What formulas are best to reduce diarrhea? Ive heard of gravity feeding and a pump....HELP...
Hello, I just wanted to ask some questions, first I wanna say that I have worked out hard for about four years, I never really ate alot my nutrition wasn't great and I never drank alot of water and I sweat alot, well awhile back I developed a twitch in my left bicep and it was on and off, in May...