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    Can't control my fear.

    Hi, everyone! I hope all is doing well. After learning about my recent anxiety and scare and finding out my grandpa died of ALS, I wanted to do more research on this. What is confusing me though is the whole muscle weakness. I understand that muscle weakness, true weakness, is when you can't...
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    Can't control my fear.

    Hi everyone. Thank you for your responses. I didn't want to be one of those people who post once and then leave so I wanted to leave an update about my neuro appointment today. So when I went in she tested my strength, made me walk in a straight line, checked my reflexes, and took out a...
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    Can't control my fear.

    Thank you both for your responses, and you are all correct. I need to get a handle on this and think of this rationally. I will be going to the neurologist on Monday, and then Tuesday I have a therapy session for my anxiety, and will ask for medication since I haven't taken medication for...
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    Can't control my fear.

    By the time I posted this message earlier a few hours ago, I've lost my voice even more. Now I'm more scared than ever. I wish it was Monday so I could get to the Neuro. The Neuro is in NY and I am in NJ, as this was the only appointment I could find on such short notice instead of waiting 6...
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    Can't control my fear.

    Shiftkicker, thank you so much for your response and for making me feel better. Please don't respond again, as I don't want you wasting your time on someone like me. I already feel guilty for posting here. But thank you again for your words-and thank you for that sticky, I read the whole thing...
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    Can't control my fear.

    Hi everyone. I know this isn't an anxiety or fear forum. But I have some concerns that I am really worried about and confused about due to Google. First off, I'm so sorry for anyone going through this disease- I don't want anyone to be wasting their time reading this because I'm not worth it...
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