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How fast does ALS progress?

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Old 10-22-2006, 11:35 AM   #1
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How fast does ALS progress?

I know that each person will experience progression differently, but on average, what can one expect in the first 3 months of the diagnosis...6 months and even at the one year mark?

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Old 10-25-2006, 06:57 AM   #2
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Re: How fast does ALS progress?

it really just depends on the person my mom had it probably for about 6 mos to a year before she was dx in April 04 and she passed in Feb 05. She went really fast but the majority of people live anywhere from 2-15 years. Just depends on which part of the body it effects the most. My moms diaphram was effected quickly. I hope this helps!

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