Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Bulbar onset

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

    Bulbar onset

    for a year I has speech issues and trouble wth soft pallet. I was told was rhinitis post nasal drip. A year later my arms affected and I was told had MND and als
    most people seem to have limb onset
    does disease progress quicker wtH bulbar....?

    #2
    Hello Elvisfan

    I apologise for our delay in responding to your question. Bulbar-onset ALS does tend to progress more quickly than limb-onset ALS, where the symptoms start in the limbs. People with bulbar-onset ALS tend to develop more chest infections due to their affected swallow and a weakened cough. They also tend to develop respiratory problems earlier than someone who's disease has started in their limbs.

    MND is a very individual disease and affects each person in a different way. People get different symptoms in different orders which progress at different rates.

    Best Wishes

    Rachel
    MND Connect Adviser
    MND Connect
    Contact us on 0808 802 6262 or at [email protected]

    Comment

    Working...
    X