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  • KimT
    KimT replied to the thread Big Mark.
    I'm so sorry for Mark's family. May he rest in peace.
  • lgelb
    lgelb replied to the thread Big Mark.
    Very sorry to hear, but thank you for sharing. Mark was a force to be reckoned with, that's for sure. Wishing you and the family much...
  • B
    bigmark1954 posted the thread Big Mark in In memory of.
    Big Mark, Mark Odle is finally free of his suffering. He died on December 27, 2023.
  • lgelb
    If nothing else pops up, I'd ask about a sleep study or track your sleep stages with a wearable. Bathroom trips, racing mind, morning...
  • lgelb
    No/no/no/yes. No clinical atrophy or weakness is really the key here, as regards ALS. The action steps seem on point to me...
  • lgelb
    lgelb replied to the thread Scary Symptoms.
    I have never heard of pure calf onset. It doesn't make any sense anatomically. And the fact that the whole leg is smaller lends...
  • lgelb
    lgelb replied to the thread I’m worried this could be ALS...
    Any anti-anxiety med can make your eyelid droop, as can tossing and turning. Again, counseling is designed to help people who don't...
  • lgelb
    lgelb replied to the thread Scared I have ALS.
    I too see no reason to think of ALS, and strongly recommend you seek counseling, even by telehealth as is instantly available if you...
  • lgelb
    It is more likely that the neurologist is responding to your concern rather than feeling more on his side. The odds are still very much...
  • lgelb
    lgelb replied to the thread Rapid bulbar onset?.
    Asked and answered. Elbow nerve pain radiating to the fingers is extremely common and not ALS. Home exercises and PT can help quite a...
  • KimT
    KimT replied to the thread More rapid progression?.
    I'm so sorry. Please try to stay ahead of her progression. It is very hard. I can still walk but I have researched both hospice and...
  • lgelb
    lgelb replied to the thread I’m worried this could be ALS...
    Very sorry about your dad's cancer. That is a really tough one to go through and I'm sure it left its mark. But he wouldn't want you to...
  • lgelb
    lgelb replied to the thread Concerning symptoms.
    I'll cut straight to it as well. We are not in a position to differentiate your feelings of swallowing difficulty and muscles that don't...
  • lgelb
    It does seem premature to jump to ALS, yes. The odds are still very much in your favor on that one. An MRI, that may be followed by a...
  • lgelb
    Those are some pretty heavy-duty meds you were put on all at once, with their own side effects. I would discuss what you really need to...
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