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    Palliative care

    I am not entirely sure of its useful, but how many of you have approached the palliative care people? I understand that they can be quite helpful when it comes to relieving pain. The ailment need not always be terminal for them to intervene, or so I understand.
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    Paging Wright!

    I posted this in response to a thread by Inventor and Notme suggested discussing my EMG/NCS results with you. My neuro only sent me a summary, is that helpful to you or would you need something more specific? "Inventor, I've been following your thread closely and feel like I could have written...
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    Sunflower or Seasme OIL

    Long-term use of vitamin E supplements may help protect against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (or ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease), according to a recent report from the American Journal of Epidemiology. Vitamin E. Vitamin E has attracted significant attention from ALS researchers as a...
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    Protomyxozoa Rheumatica

    Protomyxozoa Rheumatica is a parasite discovered by hemotologist, Dr Steven Fry. He believes the organism may cause numerous neurological diseases, including ALS. The following is Part I of the transcript of a recent interview with Steven Fry, MD. Please do not expect your physician or other...
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    weakness vs fatigue

    Fatigue of a muscle: •Physiology. The decreased capacity or complete inability of an organism, an organ, or a part to function normally because of excessive stimulation or prolonged exertion. This is what usually has been happening to me for years now. My muscle tone had been tight from...
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    I really need some help! My GP is useless (I am in the process of getting a second opinion). Sorry if this whole list reads like a novel but I need some objective answers from the real people that know and can point me in the direction I need to go, whether that be a neurologist (dr wont refer...
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    Reason for Concern? Long Sorry- New

    Hi, My name is Heather and I've been reading this forum for several months and want to say what a terrific, helpful site this is! I've had "MS" like symptoms on and off for over 25years, and along with those I've had "widespread" fasiculations. I've wasted a lot of time worrying myself sick...
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    Needing information

    I joined this group in October and have been reading your posts, almost daily, since then. This is my first post. Due to the fact that the medical community seems to have so few answers I find the antecdotal information on this site very helpful. This is my story: In the middle of August, 2006...
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    Where do I go from here?

    In November of 2004, I was taken to the emergency room with some kind of muscular break down. It took a total of three month to recuperate. I have never been the same since. I always drop my keys, hair brush, soap, utensils and dishes. Occassionally my hands and feet twitch, mainly when I...