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  1. B

    Panic attacks

    Hi Everyone, Been a while since my last question. Hoping someone can help us out or guide us. My dad is in the late stages of ALS and is now living in a residence and having multiple panic attacks per day. This has been going on for the last 2 weeks and he is being brought back and forth from...
  2. R

    Breathing Problem

    My wife sometimes at night or day depends on the position of complaining about breathing problems, always helps open the window, today I arranged for a oxygen concentrator. We don't know anout any result becouse she has stared use from 30min. Are there any other methods to improve breathing? I...
  3. W

    My dad is still kicking, but recently got the flu.

    Hello, Sorry I've been away from the forum for a long time. Two teenagers, one baby, and full time care of my dad (shared with my mom) was tough.. And then... We decided to move from the USA to Finland. It was my husband's idea actually... He dragged us in June 2018 because he thought we could...
  4. L

    I have a feeling this could be ALS

    Please tell me if this sounds familar to any of you... I am a 31 year old mixed race female and 2 months ago I started to have trouble swallowing, then trouble breathing came next, soon all the muscles in my body hurt and felt very weak. The weakness and pain started with my neck, jaw and upper...
  5. B

    Unconscious after oxygen drop?

    My sister (diagnosed 7 years ago, bedridden, tube fed, ventilated, communication system) had an oxygen drop a couple of days ago. Doctors said there may have been irreversible damage. She has not responded to stimulation since. The fever has gone down just today. Her medical care directive...
  6. Chincoteaguer

    Back home from hospital

    I apologize for the length of this post but I hope it might help others who have to take their PALS to the ER. We were in the hospital from Thursday morning until noon on Saturday. As I have posted previously the trip to the ER was recommended by our health care nurse based on a false oxygen...
  7. H

    after trach surgery...

    my mom did the trach on last Friday. she was in ICU for 1.5days and transferred to PCU(progressive care unit). after few hours of her surgery, she started to bleed a lot so had to go back to surgery room to control the bleeding and to chech if everything is okay. next day of surgery, she was...
  8. L

    Aspiration

    My PALS aspirated his yogurt a few days ago. This is our first trip to the ER because of this. They are doing breathing treatments and suction every four hours. Doing IV antibiotics. SATS staying around 90 until last night when he wouldn’t use his bipap and he was in the 80’s. My daughter came...
  9. S

    Im really Worried!

    Hello im 2,3 im a newbie to this forum but please hear me out to help get rid of my anxiety since i overthink all the time, So lately I've been have muscle twitches and jerks all over my body mostly when resting do the jerks happen and i feel my muscles spasm or twitch all over. But recently...
  10. Kristina1

    Pulse oxygen question

    I was under the impression from reading on this forum that breathing problem in ALS don't affect oxygen saturation, only CO2. Was at the hospital for several hours today to deal with a port issue. The nurse noticed my oxygen saturation would go down to the 80s (lowest was 81) then a few...
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