Hi Iam 50 YEARS OLD male AND WAS DX Dec of 2005 I did have SWALLOWING TROUBLE.I had to slow down on eating to fast and put your chin down on chest. On talking most of us think we might say something out of line I LAUGH and some thing ,like thats MS & I use a cane . I do not leave the house much why thats some thing i got to work on . THE CRY AND LAUGH FOR NO REASON. TALK io your DR. I lost a job of 25yrs Please hang in there .