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    Wholeheartedly Believe It's Bulbar Onset

    Hi All, I sincerely apologise for coming on here again. (Last here in 2012). I just wanted to put my thoughts down into words due to the worry it is causing. Firstly I’m a 34 year old male who is very overweight and leads a very sedentary lifestyle I have had a large variety of symptoms which...
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    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...
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    Emg and twitching

    Hallo everybody, Greetings from Greece 🙂. Sorry for my English, try to understand. One question. How it could be clean the result of emg if I have all the time twiching in legs?? Question two . Curling fingers in foot.. it could be something else of als? The doctors here are awful. I spend...
  4. 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...
  5. Clearwater AL

    George Gallegos video...

    There is a video on the NBC News web site of George Gallegos who had ALS. It's titled "Choosing the Day." nbcnews.com (The screen is black for several seconds before the video starts.)
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    NCS study results

    Hello, I had a NCS study for a suspected polyneuropathy. The study was done on my calves. Neuropathy excluded said the examiner. Does that exclude ALS too? There are differences in amplitude between left and right leg. I guess that my PCP would mention if there was a reason for concern. Thank...
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    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...
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    ALS symptoms?

    Hi all, I’ve been lurking for a while but have been hesitant to post because I don’t want to upset anyone by jumping the gun. I’ll try and make this short but I just need some insight into what I’m experiencing. It started with twitching that I noticed going on two months ago. The twitches...
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    Sinking - got a lifeline?

    Hi everyone. I apologize in advance for the length of this post. I’ve only been a registered user for less than 24 hours but am really impressed with the empathy and knowledge of posters and moderators. What a fantastic resource. I am on this site to not only utilize the nuts and bolts of...
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    Dermatomyositis and ALS?

    Hello Friends. My question might be a bit weird seeing as how I haven’t really found a whole lot of literature on it so I’m here, but has anyone had any experience with existing Dermatomyositis then ALS? Sending you all of the most positive vibes anywhere ever: you’re Rockstars.
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