1. Z

    Beginning to worry

    Hello everyone, First off I want to acknowledge how appreciative I am of any replies this may receive. I have been a viewer of this forum for awhile and see the great lengths you all go to to ease people's minds and/or provide the best information possible. I have finally decided to ask my own...
  2. D

    Very Aggressive ALS

    My 70 year old brother in law went from having drop foot to being on a ventilator in about three months! He had been seeing doctors during the progression, but ALS wasn't diagnosed until late April. After three weeks in ICU, he was moved to an acute care hospital where has spent two weeks...
  3. sleepy

    ALS sucks

    Checking in, if anyone remembers me. My progression has been fast. Dx Jan 16, now no walking, almost unintelligible talking, typing with one finger. Feels like if I lose my typing I might lose myself completely. I tried eyegaze but it couldn't track my eyes through my glasses. My breathing and...
  4. P

    Possible diagnosis

    Hello to all lovely people here. Firstly, I want to apologise in advance for my not so perfect english, it is not my first,nor my second language but I will try to be as clear as possible. For 2 months I have hestitated to post on here because I didn't want to intrude before someone actually...
  5. P

    Newley diagnosed at 26 years old and have just found out I'm pregnant.

    Hi everyone, This is my first time posting and am looking for any advice relating to pregnancy with a ALS diagnosis. I started getting my symptoms 2 years ago when I was 24. It started in my left hand and eventually the constant twitching started in my arm. I have had numerous MRI's, blood...
  6. M

    Can't swallow food anymore

    This disease is heartbreaking...This past Friday was the last day my dad was able to swallow whole food. It was very rough for him and my mom Saturday accepting the fact that he lost something else. This disease is showing no mercy on him!!! He had trouble breathing last night due to excessive...