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    What TCM treats

    Western Diseases Treated by Oriental Medicine in Present-day China Note: In the source texts these diseases are differentiated according to TCM. For example, the single western disease asthma could be due to Lung Qi Deficiency, or Kidneys Not Grasping Qi, or Wind-Heat Invasion of the Lungs...
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    ALS Specialists in the Pacific Northwest?

    Hello, I am new to your site. One of my closest friend's was diagnosed a few days ago with ALS. She's been experiencing ascending paralysis, weakness in her legs for several weeks now, and has been tested for so many different things. I have no experience with ALS, but faced cancer myself...
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    Advice needed from experienced folks

    Dad is becoming increasingly weak every day. He is barely able to walk now and his back and leg muscle feel "tight". Is there any way to get relief ? One guess of mine is he is eating less due to swallowing issues and because he can't taste food well nor does he feel hungry. May be his body is...
  4. MtPockets

    Does Neurontin lead to ALS?

    Does anyone know of anyone studying this drug Neurontin as related to causing MND ALS? Here are a few quotes I have found: It is given commonly for nerve injury to reduce the pain and the company that makes it states that it does not know how it works. But somehow it stops the nerves from...
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    How likely is this ALS?

    I'm really freaking out right now. I had no idea what ALS was before yesterday. Back in March, I noticed that my right hand got tired fairly quickly while driving wood screws into a post. I had to switch to my left hand which never did tire out. Also, at some point my right foot started catching...
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    Decision making--life support or not

    My brother was diagnosed with ALS a few months ago. He can still talk, breathe and swallow fine, but otherwise is totally disabled (can't stand up, uses a wheelchair, etc.). He is thinking about whether he would want to use a respirator & feeding tube when he needs them, or not. He is mainly...
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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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    How Aspartame Causes Lou Gehrigs

    Aspartame and Lou Gehrigs disease Aspartame damages the cardiac conduction system and causes sudden death. The article below (Team Targets Sudden Cardiac Death) might as well have been written about this toxin because it describes the problem this killer causes. Tragic reports from Iraq...
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