Today’s ALS Scenario

The Symptoms

Person exhibits symptoms involving “muscle fatigue” and fasciculations on some part of their body extremities or tongue

The Diagnosis

Spends 4-6 months testing for AIDS, MS, Lime Disease, heavy metals, etc.

Usually at least two nerve tests

When the person has none of the above they are diagnosed as having ALS

The Treatment

Given Relizole, counseled about Radicava and told of clinical trials (most of which they will be ineligible for)

Begin the dying and accommodation process

(14 months to 10 years +)

Wheelchairs, splints/braces, home accommodations, breathing machines,   ventilators, feeding tubes, IV Ports, Hospice