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  1. L

    Loss of muscle tone & twitching

    Hello all......I am in a state of panic right now and hope someone can help me. To start....I am a very active person and have always been very toned and am 51 years old. I am a petite woman 5'3" and 125 pounds. The last couple years I have noticed my thighs and calves seem loose when totally...
  2. S

    Latest symptom. Please bear with me.

    My latest symptom allied to everything else is abdominal pain after eating. Stomach gets bloated and hard ,making sleeping difficult. Since all this started I've had reflux but this is new and pretty painful. I've read that als slows down digestion and can cause this.I'm back to the Neuro in...
  3. A

    Concerned. Symptoms and family histor

    I have progressive atrophy of my right leg along with abdominal twitches and twitches in calf thighs and buttocks....my peroneal and calf muscle of right leg has withered...my mother and maternal aunt died of als....but my neurons are not ready to take me as a patient because they say you are...
  4. G

    diagnosed - atypical onset

    So wasn't sure wether to post back here on this forum but decided I would in the end. I was diagnosed with ALS about 2 months ago after two years of hell battling doctors, being sent through psychiatric system, multiple EMGs etc. I have pretty much known for the last 16 months that I had ALS...
  5. W

    looking for advice about my symptoms

    Hi All, can't believe I have arrived at this point. First let me say my heart goes out to all that have been diagnosed with this awful disease. I have the a ton of respect for all who work hard to support people like me with whatever they may be going through. I will try to keep this short...
  6. T

    Symptoms

    Hello I have seen a PCP and am being referred to a neurologolist so I realize I am very early in the process but I wanted an opinion on my symptoms. I have had abdominal and back pains for 3 years as well as occasional leg calf cramps. I have had numerous CT scans and various tests to find the...
  7. J

    Thenar percussion myotonia, perhaps vastus atrophy

    Hi! Am somewhat worried. Again. I'm 37. Bodywide random twitching (24/7 in legs) shortly after panic attacks in July 2016. Dx is generalized anxiety disorder and benign fasciculation BFS for 18 months now. However: Does percussion myotonia -like behaviour happen in some MND? I have it in both...
  8. T

    Muscle Weakness

    Hi all, I'm a 23 year old male and I started experiencing symptoms about a month ago. It started with abdominal pain which I was then sent for an endoscopy and colonoscopy. During the prep for the colonoscopy I started noticing back pain and other body pain but was told this was normal. After...
  9. N

    Upper neuron positive test.

    Hi , I will work my doctor to get to neuro asap. But until then I want to ask. Can you have a group of sign without having damage. I mean I had hyperreflexia withouth cremasteric and and abdominal reflex. Neuro told me I had upper neurone damage. But they found nothing. With experience can you...
  10. T

    Denial?

    Hope I'm posting in appropriate forum. As previously posted, my twin brother was diagnosed w/ >90% certainty at Duke w/ ALS. He's had drop foot, weakness, leg, abdominal, throat, neck cramps and significant atrophy. He had a full MRI ordered by another specialist on the 9/18. Follow up on 10/3...
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