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    Daisymeg, I cannot imagine your devastation at...

    Daisymeg, I cannot imagine your devastation at losing your beloved husband so suddenly. Even with his diagnosis, you should've had more years together.

    I would also recommend counselling. I...
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    I am so sorry to hear of this very sad news,...

    I am so sorry to hear of this very sad news, Daisymeg - thank you for taking the time to post at such a difficult and emotional time.

    Heartfelt condolences to you and your families.

    RIP...
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    Yes Glos, Baclofen will reduce your spasticity,...

    Yes Glos, Baclofen will reduce your spasticity, which may improve your gait - if your muscle tone is high, it makes for less fluid / natural leg movement, affecting your gait.

    As I don't know if...
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    Hi Glos, I apologise, I did say I wouldn't...

    Hi Glos,

    I apologise, I did say I wouldn't bombard you but...

    I just reread your first post and wondered - did anyone say anything about having high muscle tone (spasticity) in your leg...
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    Oh Glos, I am so sorry and can understand why...

    Oh Glos, I am so sorry and can understand why it's all a blur for you and probably for your wife too.

    It'll take a while for it to sink in and the fog to clear, so I won't overwhelm you by saying...
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    All the best Glos. Hope you get even an...

    All the best Glos.

    Hope you get even an inkling as to what's going on with you.

    One thing to remember is that you're going to a very good & experienced Neurologist, which is great.

    Don't...
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    Hi Glos, Yes unfortunately PLS is a...

    Hi Glos,

    Yes unfortunately PLS is a possibility, but not the only one.

    Have you a date for Talbot yet?

    Best wishes.

    Love Ellie.
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    Did the Neuro replicate the clonus in exam? ...

    Did the Neuro replicate the clonus in exam?

    Yeah, they are all upper motor neuron signs but don't necessarily mean you have an MND - and to be diagnosed with ALS, you need lower motor neuron...
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    Hi Glos, Your symptoms don't really fit ALS as...

    Hi Glos,

    Your symptoms don't really fit ALS as you don't appear to have lower motor neuron signs and had normal EMG.

    Were the spasticity, Hoffman's & Babinski the only clinical signs the Neuro...
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