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Als remission symptoms

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 27 years experience
Progressive weakness: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, als, or lou gehrig's disease is characterized by progressive weakness, muscle wasting, involuntary twitching (usually o... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Bulbar involvement: Once the unfortunate patient develops problems with swallowing and breathing, there is only supportive care available, and eventual additional complic... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
INDIRECT: Als causes weakness and muscle atrophy, so not unique to get destabilization of axial skeleton as a secondary effect, which could bring about back pai... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Insidious: Progressive weakness with flickering of muscles (fasciculations) and gradual muscle atrophy. May also experience problems with respiration and swallo... Read More
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
ALS symptoms vary: ALS symptoms may vary from person to person. For some people muscles throughout the body may be affected, in others, it may only be in the arms or le... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Muscle weakness: About 60-70% of patients develop this symptom. Also unusual muscle cramps or twitching caused by motor neuron degradation. ALS is a very difficult di... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 47 years experience
Not likely: Most people who develop ALS are between the ages of 40 and 70, with an average age of 55 at the time of diagnosis. However, cases of the disease do oc... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grant Linnell
Radiology 24 years experience
Weakness: Weakness and muscle atrophy are the most common symptoms. Thinking and memory are not affected. People with ALS can suffer from fasciculations, muscl... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Pediatrics 36 years experience
See a neurologist: The only way to settle a question like that is to see a good clinician and put things to rest. Have you done this step and had a good MRI scan done an... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grant Linnell
Radiology 24 years experience
Weakness: Weakness and muscle atrophy are the most common symptoms. Thinking and memory are not affected.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Jacobs
Neurosurgery 63 years experience
Not associated with : Als is a disease of the nervous system which has nothing to do with diets. Eat healthy food in reasonable quantities to lead a healthy life.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
Neurology 36 years experience
Neurologist: A neurologist studies the nervous system and is best suited to address your concerns. The appointment will consist of a history, physical exam, and t... Read More

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