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    Proof that widespread twitching is related to ALS

    I recently came across this article and I'm freaking out now: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11464925 Everything I've read on here says that widespread twitching is not indicative of ALS, but this article states otherwise. The worst part is that I had an emg last year that the neuro...
  2. J

    Depressed and Terrified I have ALS

    Hi All, I first want to thank you for the opportunity to voice my concerns as well as my apologies for any inconveniences. To start, my symptoms began a year a ago with some twitching on my stomach. I did a quick google search and Lou Gehrig's Disease came up. At first, I quickly brushed it...
  3. Ande

    Frightened that I have ALS

    I know I'm 17 years old and it's very rare for me to have ALS on this age, but I still hope you hear me out on this. This all started with muscle twitching about 4 weeks ago. I felt it in my legs and in my back which was really weird feeling. I also noticed that when I was standing still my...
  4. A

    Age 20, EMG probable ALS ?

    Hey everyone, I am 20 years old, I have alwaya been twtiching mildly across my calves and maybe other parts too, did not pay attention to it. However 8 months ago I started twitching in my tricep, localy, it was a hotspot which lasted on and off 2 months. It vanished after and now I mainly get...
  5. F

    Could this be ALS?

    I will try to make this brief. Symptoms: *. Muscle twitching: started out in a few places about a month ago. Then increased all over. Now has decreased but in more specific spots (calves, thighs, abdomen, shoulder area). It seems almost as if the twitching is moving from lower body to...
  6. A

    25 concerned about als

    Hi, It started a week ago suddenly with right sided arm/leg weakness that then went away and shifted to left arm/left only. After it shifted to my thigh piriformis and calf. There is occasional tightness too of course I looked up my symptoms and als came up and I'm really nervous. I'm just not...
  7. A

    25 year old with odd symptoms

    Hi, So about a week ago I suddenly had right arm and leg weakness. That went away and then it became left arm and leg weakness. Then it moved down to my calf and piriformis muscle. There are also sometimes tightness and twitching involved. I know these symptoms came on suddenly but of course I...
  8. S

    Feeling defeated

    Last thread Finally got into the neuro yesterday. After some tests he came back in and asked me and my gf to sit down. He explained to me that from the Emg he couldn’t deny the possibility of als. I almost lost it right there. I ha e only been ha i g symptoms for six months and he said given...
  9. affected

    Fly free Tripete

    I spoke briefly with Pete earlier this month and he said it was too hard to type. I asked if I could let you all know this, but he did not manage to reply. This morning I received an email from Carey to let me know that Pete has passed away. We all knew Pete deeply through the sharing here...
  10. C

    Question About Symptoms/Emg

    This is my 1st post on this site and I want to say I really admire how nice and helpful everyone who responds on this site is. The fact that you take the time out of your days to help people who have questions is really remarkable. I've been looking at posts on this site for a few months and...
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