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    Hi Tecwyn, I'm sorry you're so anxious atm...

    Hi Tecwyn,

    I'm sorry you're so anxious atm but, no, you're not describing MND symptoms at all. You have no clinical weakness and twitches in themselves mean nothing (and are made worse by...
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    It could take a few months for speech to stop...

    It could take a few months for speech to stop being understandable Tecwyn, or it could take a few years - or maybe he'll retain speech , it is impossible to say...

    Your dad's SLT can advise...
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    Yes Dani, you're right - most of inherited...

    Yes Dani, you're right - most of inherited genes which cause ALS are in an autosomal dominant pattern, and, to a much lesser extent, are in an autosomal recessive pattern.

    Ellie x.
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    A maximum of 10% of people with ALS/MND have...

    A maximum of 10% of people with ALS/MND have Familial ALS, i.e. the inherited form, and of their first degree relatives, not all will develop ALS.

    It's obviously not unusual to have regional...
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    Hi Tecwyn and welcome to the Forum. Sorry...

    Hi Tecwyn and welcome to the Forum.

    Sorry about your father's diagnosis.

    No, not everyone gets locked in - the vast majority of us don't.

    There is a very slim chance of a de novo genetic...
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