als feared

  1. J

    Very frightened.

    Hi all, I have been a bit of a lurker on here for the past two weeks or so. A month ago today, I started noticing a lot of myoclonic jerks (more so than normal) when I would go to sleep at night. It was just the jerks at night for a couple of days, which made it hard to sleep and I also had a...
  2. MommyRissa

    ALS Anxiety

    My name is Marissa and I am a 24 year old single mother. In July of 2012 I had an odd experience with sudden right side numbness and weakness. I went to the ER and after a CAT-scan they found nothing and attributed it to a possible pinched nerve and referred me to a neurologist. I was never able...
  3. T

    Do I have ALS?

    I'm 16 years old and started developing twitching episodes in my right middle finger and a few other places on my body a few days ago. My middle finger twitches pretty often throughout the whole day. I also have knee pain which is lasting nearly a month. My muscles sometimes feel weak and I'm...
  4. A

    Advice, joint cracking a symptom of ALS?

    Hello all....I'm hoping to get some advice of whether I should stop worrying, or start pushing my doctors more. For the last six months I have had extremely strange joint problems start out of the blue. It started in my neck (a crunching sound every time i turn it), then moved to my shoulders...
  5. E

    Sound like als/mnd?

    Hi everyone, I'm a 28 year old male. About a month and half ago I noticed a tremor in both hands. For two weeks I didn't think to much about it, but then I noticed that it got worst when I was tired or stressed. So I decided to see my gp, he said it was probably stress. All my reflexes and motor...