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  1. K

    Claiming to be short of breath while on trach and vent

    Hi guys, My dad got his tracheotomy and ventilator a little over 2 weeks ago. When we were at the hospital, he was doing fine adapting to it. His heart rate was around 70-90. However, we just moved to a nursing facility that has a subacute section and the first week, he was doing fine. But in...
  2. S

    Student life vs Caregiver life

    Hi Guys! This is my first time ever on a forum so I would definitely appreciate any kind of guidance! So what brings me here...I'm a 23 y/o caregiver to my 51 y/o mother. She's been a PALS for about 4 years now. There are 6 of us in the family but my little sister and I are the main...
  3. K

    21 year old female really worried

    Hi everyone! To everyone who reads this, thank you so much because I had not had a peace of mind for two months now. I am a 21 y old student with a bad diet and no exercise. SYMPTOMS: My symptoms started from the beggining of June, after a weekend of lots of walking, dancing and drinking (I...
  4. S

    Very scared about my mum!!! (I fear Bulbar ALS)

    So my mum ( 52 years old) has been having a few weird symptoms that have been building up in the past few months (about 1 year). To start with about 1 year ago she started complaining that she had a lot of mucus on throat, and she had to clear her throat frequently. She complained about that to...
  5. D

    Could this be anything else than ALS?

    Hi I am 18 years old High school student. It is Like 3 months when my first symptoms has begun. I had a significant weakness all around my body after a flu. I could do everything but it was just hard to do and I was very slow.( I know that this type of weakness has nothing to do with als but I...
  6. W

    April 2017 Diagnosed

    Greetings, First I want to say “thank you” to all of you past and present that have posted on this forum. Although I’ve only been a member for a few months now, the information and encouragement you all have provided has helped. Was diagnosed April 15, 2017 with ALS. The below is the story...
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    Honor society awards tonight... Graduation Tomorrow night

    Going to be a Challenging couple days coming up.. Tonight is the Honor society awards Mass for my daughter.. each student will be giving a rose to their Mother.. so once again a sad reminder that Liz is gone for all of us. Obviously I'll be standing in as The Mom. It's way to early for My G/F to...
  8. J

    Psychological Flexibility in ALS Patients

    Greetings all, My wife was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) in early 2014 and, since January 2015, I have been caring for her on a full-time basis. In addition, I am also a student researcher in the field of psychology at the University of New England in New...
  9. L

    Hello from Germany

    Hello everyone, i´m a Medical Student from Bavaria, Germany and first of all, i want to say sorry for my english. I hope everyone can understand what i´m talking about. So, i´m here, because i think i could have ALS and tomorrow i have an appointment at a neurologist. As there are only 15...
  10. J

    Use of medical marijuana

    Dear Friends, I hope my post finds you all in good spirits . I know some of you are using mm. My question is what form.? I do not take anything by mouth and smoke doesnt seem appropriate as my breathing is so bad. I was told hash oil was the way to go. How is that used? Do I put a drop...
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