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Unread 10-18-2011, 12:02 AM   #41
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Hello kiwicafe,
I copied your post to the main area of the ALS forum, here is the link to it -
http://neurotalk.psychcentral.com/forum6.html

You might also find other threads or posts there about diet suggestions for ALS.
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Unread 10-20-2011, 08:13 AM   #42
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Have had all the tests for MS and no go then went to have an EMG and low and behold the dr giving it asked if I ever heard of als well of course I had as my first nuero mentioned it speech is slurred from time to time and both thumbs are starting to atrophy still have grip just not good like it was. I intend to try and fight with all I have and hope my doc realizes that he needs to help if not another doctor will be here, I have heard so much and really know nothing much til I see him tomorrow but I am ready to hear it and get started on the work I need to do Hope everyone here is having the quality they need
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Unread 11-16-2012, 11:54 AM   #43
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Reside in St. Louis area.
Diagnosed a little over 2 weeks ago after seeing one medical specialist after another and had cervical fusion surgery scheduled.
At this time, I have left leg and arm weakness and loss of dexterity in left hand.
In hindsight, symptom probably began mid-July with mild left sided limp subsequent to a fall. A step increase in balance issues began around mid October. Mostly stable since then except that fasciculations began about 2 weeks ago.
I get around fairly well with a cane and can manage stairs so far. Ordered a stair lift.
Trying to wrap my mind around it so that I can plan and not focus on it all the time.
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Unread 10-08-2013, 07:17 PM   #44
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Hello, my husband has ALS. His name is Aubrey. I think he has what is known as bulber ALS. His symptoms started with slurred speech and progressed to difficulty drinking/swallowing. He was diagnosed this past August, 2013.
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