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    Hoping for a little reassurance

    Good evening, everyone, First off, I have been constantly amazed at the grace and promptness with which questions from anxious people here are answered, and in my time lurking over the last couple months these replies and stickied threads have been a huge resource. So thank you! I'm just...
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    First ALS Clinic Visit

    Yesterday we had our first ALS Clinic visit. I think my PALS was overwhelmed by all of the people. He says he is very tired. He was diagnosed 3 1/2 years ago but was pretty much on a plateau until about 2 months ago when he seems to have fallen off a cliff. For the first 3 years his left...
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    Concerned about leg weakness and other symptoms.

    I'm hesitant to post here because of the seriousness of the disease in which I'm extremely anxious over, but I need guidance: I've been battling a bulging disc in my lower back since 2007 that gets irritated a few times a year. Flash back to middle of February and I aggravated it again, but...
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    Symptom Questions from 35/m

    Hello, I hope you are well or as well as possible. Thank you for checking this thread and thank you for making this section of the forum. It must be very difficult for some members. Your patience for those of us with questions is greatly appreciated. I've refrained from ALS symptom-checking on...
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    6 months in, new symptoms

    I posted to this forum a few months ago after my symptoms started. At that time I had neck stiffness and pain, body wide twitching but constant in my lower legs and some swallowing problems. Symptoms have come and gone over the past 3 months. My neck pain and stiffness dissipated. My...
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    Hello everyone, I wanted to introduce myself ... My name is Natascha, I am 41 years old and mother of two children. In 12/2000 ALS was diagnosed. Since the course at I am very slow, I am the second opinion in 04/2018 in another ALS special clinic. Unfortunately, the ALS was also confirmed there...
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    Lost Dazed and Confused

    Hubby was diagnosed in Apr 2018. Had an accident in December and is no longer walking. Got the flu right after Christmas and was sicker than anything for 2 weeks. Took him to Dr. on Monday no fever, no HBP, said he was feeling good. Got him home from Dr. (we live almost 150 miles from VA)...
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    Scared this Holiday Season

    First, I want to say that I have been to this community off and on for the past week or so and have seen how incredibe you PALS and CALS really are. Thank you for doing something you certainly don’t have to do. This greatly helps people like me looking for some possible insight into their...
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    Left quadricep weakness and ALS

    Hello everyone and thanks for this forum, for the opportunity to ask all the worrisome questions. :) Here are mine Well, it might be not exactly a question for me after all) I'm afraid I've got ALS because I've noticed I can't move my left thigh muscles (around vastus medialis, I think) It's...
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    Help/advice about symptoms please!

    Hi everyone. I have read through so many threads before joining and I think this board is a wealth of knowledge and a breath of fresh air from all of the scary stuff on google. I’d love it if you could offer advice on my symptoms, which seem a bit quirky to me. Any feedback is greatly...

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