Patient Comments: ALS - Experience

Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with ALS? Please share your experience.

Comment from: Cheryl W, 55-64 Female (Caregiver) Published: October 15

My friend was diagnosed with bulbar ALS in the summer of 2012; she passed away in September 2013. Her initial symptoms were quite noticeable. She first experienced weakness in her right arm and her speech and swallowing abilities were profoundly affected. She did little to seek help for this disease, as she had been her brother's caregiver a few years earlier for the same disease.

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