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    After 11 weeks of body wide twitching I saw a Neurologist

    Thank you for this. I was doing so well and felt so relieved after the EMG but then I choked on some water that ‘went down the wrong way’ the other day and my anxiety started to play tricks with me and the thoughts of Bulbar als onset crept in. I’m really trying to not go down that anxiety hole...
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    After 11 weeks of body wide twitching I saw a Neurologist

    I just wanted to pop by and say in doing really well with my health anxiety therapy and we are working through lots of anxiety. I feel so much happier after having my EMG, but if you have health anxiety your mind will try and wander, and I’m really trying to stop that from happening and nip it...
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    After 11 weeks of body wide twitching I saw a Neurologist

    I wanted to pop by and give an update after having my EMG today. I’m hoping the admins can link my previous posts here for context? I want to help others who may find themselves here due to the overwhelming fear that they have ALS. I have been twitching in my calf, thigh, arm, buttocks pretty...
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    After 11 weeks of body wide twitching I saw a Neurologist

    Been experiencing twitching for 3 months now And had a clean Nero exam a few weeks ago. Due to go for an EMG on Tuesday for my own peace of mind even though Neuro didn’t see it necessary but said if it would ease my health anxiety then he would do one. Over the last few days my thigh has been...
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    After 11 weeks of body wide twitching I saw a Neurologist

    Thanks for the replies. Can anyone shed some light on whether an EMG would rule out als, and if it picked up some sort of nerve compression or damage due to something else that’s not als would they be able to distinguish between the two? I’ve read someone on a group for twitching say that...
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    After 11 weeks of body wide twitching I saw a Neurologist

    I posted a while back and just wanted to update and ask you very knowledgable people what you think. 33 female. After twitching mainly in calf’s and thighs, and sporadically in arms, hands at base of thumb and in line with pinky finger, buttocks, abdomen, back, and sides, neck, for 11 weeks I...
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    Is this a sign of ALS? So anxious I can’t sleep, eat or concentrate on anything else

    Thank you for everyone’s replies, I know I need to speak with someone About my health anxiety. I just wondered if someone could clarify something for me please and then I won’t bother anyone anymore, I read somewhere about testing reflexes so stupidly I decided to test my below the knee reflex...
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    Is this a sign of ALS? So anxious I can’t sleep, eat or concentrate on anything else

    Thank you so much for taking the time to reply I truly appreciate it and I wish everyone the very best. I am attending my first day health anxiety week on on Monday. The mind is indeed a powerful thing. Can I just ask one last question? Today I’ve felt a lot of tightness in my neck, around the...
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    Is this a sign of ALS? So anxious I can’t sleep, eat or concentrate on anything else

    I’m almost 34 and female. For the last 3/4 weeks I’ve had muscle twitching that started on my right knee, then by the next few days I was noticing it mainly in my calf’s, thighs, legs in general with the occasional twitch in my neck, lower lip and eyelid, arm even tummy and buttocks! I’ve not...
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