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ALS/ Lou Gehrig's Disease

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about 1 month ago
rdp said...
https://www.facebook.com/carrytheloadstrengthformark....please watch my husbands video about having (BULBAR ALS). we just found o... more
about 1 month ago
at78rpm said...
Sandra...my brother is also named Mark. This is a terrible, terrible disease. He has gone from diagnosis on Sept. 14 2014 to ho... more
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4 months ago
missmisha said...
I'm not a doctor, but i would look into it further. Those are all signs my mother was getting at the beginning stages of als. She was also having slurred speech. Good luck. I hope it's nothing like the doctor said.
3 months ago
Treceporrata said...
Continue to look for a Neurologist that will listen and do a THOROUGH EMG. That is VERY important. It was not until my 3rd EMG (a... more
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3 months ago
at78rpm said...
Anonymous caregiver: ALS has its own timetable with every victim. Some are diagnosed and deceaced in six weeks; some live 50 year... more
21 days ago
Just a note said...
My husband will have his 75th birthday in April and this disease is causing him so much difficulty. One day, he will talk and th... more
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3 months ago
Yes. I am helping to care for my 46 year old family member who has two teenage children. She was diagnosed last year and has went... more
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5 months ago
clbrancart said...
This personally touches me because my husband was diagnosed by Dr. Rivner in 2011. He had such great care during his time in GA ... more
5 months ago
livelaugh love said...
Oh so sorry to hear that. Yes I will talk with the ALS group on nov 14 to find out what all will need and when. Right now want me... more
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5 months ago
My husband was diagnosed with ALS in Oct 2012 and frontal lobe dementia in 2013. He also has asthma, diabetes and epilepsy! He'... more
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