Thank-you all for taking the time to read this. I've posted on here before over the past year or so (I think that's the timeframe) but noticed that my threads have been closed so have started a new thread. I hope that is okay. Very briefly, I have a history of some symptoms that look...
Many thanks for taking the time to reply Wendy. Your description makes perfect sense. I wonder if some things have stopped working but I'm compensating somehow so am still able to do a lot of things. It might explain the atrophy but what is still relatively good functioning. I can do most things...
Qn re: "Failing vs feeling"
Hello. First, many thanks for taking the time to read, and apologies for what might seem a stupid question. I generally am having trouble understanding and hope somebody can shed some light.
My understanding of ALS is limited to what I've read on the internet and...
Thank you so much for taking the time to reply Laurie. I've wondered about there being multiple problems (carpal tunnel, some kind of spine problem). The first specialist I saw wasn't convinced that the tingling and pain in my arms were carpal tunnel. Fingers crossed he is wrong.
I had a...
I joined this forum last year then forced myself to stay away to try and control my anxiety. I received a very helpful response to my question about symptoms in my leg, a response that eased my mind considerably, as I could still do many of the things that were mentioned. IIRC they were...
Thank you so much for your reply. Yes, I can do all of those activities. It feels strange and lifting my foot up is certainly easier on my left leg but I can do it on my right which I'm guessing is encouraging. I went to the doctor because my right leg was feeling 'dead' often and I'm...
Hello. First of all, thank-you to anyone who has taken the time to read this and to anyone who replies. I have no family members with ALS but have very sadly observed the progression of the disease after my step-father (in hospital with a severe TBI) became close to a young man who was diagnosed...
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