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  1. B

    Abnormal EMG, no clear diagnosis, looking for emotional support

    This thread is not about asking whether I have ALS. After this past week, I've started to accept that I probably do. But I'm looking for emotional support going forward. My symptoms started in April with unexplained muscle soreness in my right bicep and thumb. I saw a neurologist: no weakness...
  2. O

    Worried regarding new symptoms and test results

    Dear All, I had been on here in 2014 with some complaints about twitching and muscle weakness, over the past 3 years it has stayed with me and gotten worse to some extent. I have been to many doctors and Neuro's and had 3 EMG, last was early last year on my limbs but doctors didn't pick up...
  3. M

    Worried

    I have been trying to figure out what has been going on with me for 3 months. Today while eating a Big Mac I noticed that my food was going down the right side of my throat more so than the left.... When I got home I looked in the mirror and it is obvious that my tounge is lazy to the left and...
  4. S

    Hi .Update and advice please.

    Hi I have been a regular poster on here and am still in limbo after 18 months. Yesterday after seeing my pulmonolgist my fvc was lower than ever 3.9. My sniff test was very good though 138. The sniff relates to the diaphragm so again this has confused everyone. I remember though violent...
  5. T

    Very worried should i get checked?

    Hi all, A month ago or so I noticed a heavy twitching in my left tricep that didnt stop for a while. It went away but over the last week i have felt random twitches in my quads both triceps and various other areas of my body including neck and face and abdominal areas. Also this morning it felt...
  6. Z

    Possible/likely ALS - afraid and uncertain

    Hi all, I am 21, male (yes, I know; read on though, please) I have been severely depressed for several years. Last year I took to a lot of drug use and grappled with marijuana addiction. During the worst of this time, I smoked large amounts daily out of a gravity bong jerry rigged from a...
  7. T

    One Year since Diagnosis- From a Wife and Caregiver

    Hello, I'm TerriK, Wife and Caregiver of my Husband diagnosed with Bulbar onset ALS one year ago. He started with syrupy speech in November 2015 and muscle atrophy in his upper body. After numerous tests, MRI's, Blood work, Doppler.........Visits to Neurologists, ENT's, GP.......etc.....we...
  8. Scotiaspirit

    PEG finally inserted but not without complication.

    I've been waiting since September to have Peg surgery finally on February 22nd 2017 it was successfully inserted just to the left of center in an area just below the rib cage Junctions into the abdominal muscles. The first surgeon attempted the surgery on December 8th 2016 and did not complete...
  9. J

    Please Help Me

    I apologize for the length, but would love to hear anyone with knowledge weigh in on my situation. I am a 28 year old male. About 6 weeks ago, out of the blue, I started experiencing pins and needles in my arms, hands, ankles and feet. For a few weeks that was my only symptom. It subsided for...
  10. B

    really MND? strange onset? - just some thoughts appreciated!

    Hi everybody, It took me a several months till I decided to post and apologies that it got right away quite a long one... Just to briefly introduce myself I am now 30 and w/o any family history of neurological issues. “Past” presentation of: fit, sporty with a stressful and demanding job (so...
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