Could it be something else?
Diagnosis: Motor neuron disease, unspecified
Diagnosis: Other specified disorders of muscle
Diagnosis: Disease of spinal cord, unspecified
My 3rd EMG Report (each result worsening):
"EMG nerve conduction study was abnormal. It showed electrophysiologic evidence...
This started lets say a couple of days ago i started noticing twitching in my right arm and leg they last for lets say a couple of seconds it can sometimes be in my back or my abdominal area and my eyelids at times but mostly in my arm and leg. My leg feels a bit tingly like someone is about...
I have had about 2 years of extreme fatigue, problems with executive function, and more recently weakness with fasciculations.
I already have diagnosis of moderate mixed sleep apnea (first thing I was diagnosed with 2+ years ago), immune deficiency, pituitary dysfunction, "CFS" and...
I am very new to this forum, but I thought that writing about my current difficulties on here would be a cathartic experience. From reading previous posts on here, it does not seem that my experience is a unique one.
Let me please give you first some background, which will...
February 20th I noticed a twitch/spasm where my arm meets my shoulder, which was on and off for the next few hours. I was laying in bed when I first became aware of the situation, went to the mall to distract myself and it sorta worked but the spasm/twitches where still present. I figured it...
Hello - I'm a 43 year old male. 2 months ago I started noticing weakness in my left leg while riding my bike. The weakness then spread to my arms quickly. The weakness does not seem to have progressed, but also has not gotten better. No signs of clinical weakness, but I definitely can notice...
I need something to offer support for my chest. My OT and PT mentioned an abdominal binder but they were concerned how it would effect my breathing.
When I walk I'm having muscle constriction on the left side of my chest. I've learned if I use my arm and hold my chest that the pain will stop...
I have to start by saying how wonderful all of you and this site are. Your giving of such important personal information is really amazing and so helpful.
I am scared to go here, but could this be some sort of thoracic onset? I am a 39 year old woman. Does that happen?
A bit of background as you’ll probably wonder why I’m posting in an ALS forum:
31 year old male. Prior to all this I was an extremely fit, high-level competitive cyclist with few health concerns. At the end of Nov. 2015 I began to have severe gastrointestinal issue (severe cramping, LOUD...
Over the last two years I started having what at first was generalized symptoms such as getting muscle cramps and started primarily in my right leg, but gradually over time spread to my left leg and occasionally I would get a cramp in my abdominal area, around the area of my rotator cuff area of...
motor neuron disease