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    Sure. No problem. Glad to help. Since my diagnosis of health anxiety I’ve been doing CBT with a...

    Sure. No problem. Glad to help. Since my diagnosis of health anxiety I’ve been doing CBT with a psychologist and my twitching and other symptoms have been getting better - not eliminated but I do see improvement. It’s really amazing how the mind can control the body.
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    Sinking - got a lifeline?

    Hi all. First, I want to thank all of the pALS who responded. Your advice and suggestions were very helpful and I appreciate the time and effort and most of all the good wishes. Second, I wanted to let everyone following this thread know that after visiting Mayo Rochester I’ve not been...
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    Sinking - got a lifeline?

    Thanks Ken - all signed up and did the questionares. Leaving tomorrow.
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    Sinking - got a lifeline?

    Fair question - I certainly hope so on both accounts. Regardless of the outcome it’s become apparent to me that the old adage that life is 90% of how you react to 10% of what actually happens is unquestionably true.
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    Sinking - got a lifeline?

    Thanks Nikki - I will certainly do as you suggest. I have found your responses both practical and comforting at the same time as I’m sure others have as well. Thanks Cody - intellectually I think you make a good point. Problem is my anxiety has told my intellect to go sit in the corner and...
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    Sinking - got a lifeline?

    Any thoughts on preparing for my Mayo trip? I was told to bring all my imaging discs, reports, blood work records,medications,etc but the impression I got was Mayo will want to do their own tests and exams anyway. Post visit and assuming a diagnosis what do I need to bring home? I assume they...
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    Sinking - got a lifeline?

    I tied Vandy and wash U but appt times were not available until November. Whatever I have, the sooner I know the better. Hoping I’ll get some clarity.
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    Sinking - got a lifeline?

    I know. I’m discounting his opinion. I’ve decided to go to Mayo Rochester with apt on 7/3 and see what they can discover. Thanks everyone for your responses. I’ll post an update once I return. Hope everyone has a great weekend. Tom
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    Sinking - got a lifeline?

    Haven’t noticed any changes but have noticed an acheness in the joints after typing or writing.
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    Sinking - got a lifeline?

    Thanks everyone - I’ll start making some calls tomorrow.
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