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    Eric Valor

    I followed him on Facebook for several years. Super smart &dry sense of humor. RIP
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    Have you been able to get a diagnosis for your symptoms? I had similar symptoms happen pretty...

    Have you been able to get a diagnosis for your symptoms? I had similar symptoms happen pretty close together like you. The breathing issue was what initially prompted me to go to a doctor in early May 2016, even though i had had some weird symptoms since Dec 2015. Have you gone though a full...
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    Greg, i am unable to send you a private message. I did want to let you know that i have only...

    Greg, i am unable to send you a private message. I did want to let you know that i have only posted in my single thread. I have read other threads, but have not posted on any. I hope that clears things up. Thanks! Eric
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    Told not ALS five times.....

    Tony, I read your story when browsing through the site. I saw your youtube videos of your thighs, with the "waves" that look very similar to mine....I've also lost muscle in both thighs (and arms, especially the right one with the twitching). I have fatigue in the morning and gets better as...
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    Sure I'd like to read your story

    Sure I'd like to read your story
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    Told not ALS five times.....

    Laurie, I have been on Lisinopril for ten years. I was placed on Metoprolol during the second week of my "hard" heartbeat/change in breathing. The Metoprolol helped with the heart beat sensation right away. I did not have a change in breathing; it is the same if not worse. I have also been...
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    Told not ALS five times.....

    Thanks again for all the responses I'll back up a few months prior to the first signs of breathing issues. Back in mid December 2015 I noticed a pain in my left chest when I swallowed solid foods (especially something like chips). It was as if my esophagus was pushed to the left. My GP told...
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    Told not ALS five times.....

    Thanks for all the responses. I am going to continue to investigate. My breathing is what really concerns me. I literally can't do normal things (wash dishes, walk, take a shower) without the feeling of being in high altitude and not getting enough breath.
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    Told not ALS five times.....

    Here's my story (47yo male): Woke up on a Sunday morning four months ago and decided to take my usual three mile walk around the neighborhood. Noticed slight labored breathing and pounding heart beat. Had never noticed either symptom before. Was referred to a cardiologist within a week when...
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