A year ago I started feeling numbness and tingling in my leg and burning sensation in my head
I did a brain MRI which showed corticospinal tract hyperintensities which are biomarkers of Als. Neurologists said no Als and related my symptoms to anxiety but symptoms exacerbated a lot.later I began...
Hello i posted on here a few weeks ago and since then i saw a neurologist regarding my concerning symptoms, would post in my old thread but its closed and i was wondering if i could ask some questions.
Since my last post, the weakness (I will say perceived weakness for the time being as the...
I want to say thank you to everyone for all of your assistance and comments. I'm sorry if we bothered any of you I understand that you are dealing with this illness as best as you all can and I admire your strength. If anyone cared for the update we saw our final neurologist and he said no Als...
Please tell me if this sounds familar to any of you... I am a 31 year old mixed race female and 2 months ago I started to have trouble swallowing, then trouble breathing came next, soon all the muscles in my body hurt and felt very weak. The weakness and pain started with my neck, jaw and upper...
This is more of a heads up than a question.
I have bilateral AFOs which are Allard toe-off 2.0. They appear to be made of either fiberglass or carbon fiber with the vertical piece welded to the foot plate. I’ve been using them 10-11 months now with great success.
I recently noticed...
Hello everyone, I just want to start off by saying that I know only a doctor can diagnose me with anything. I have also read the stickies and have a few questions about hypoflexia. I realize no one can diagnosis me with anything but a doctor. Like, what is it exactly and how is it diagnosed? And...
Hello everyone, I would like to thank you all for taking the time of reading and replying this. I am a med student from Colombia and my English is a little rusty, but I will do my best to communicate my messy thoughs.
Last November I was on my campus when I started having little jerk moves...
I’ve been with my partner for almost five years but we don’t live together and don’t plan too.
Only a few months ago I experienced the sudden unexpected death, by fentynol, of my eighteen year old daughter. I’m still trying to cope with that.
My partner has always been unable to be supportive...
I have read that antibiotics such as Cipro and Levofloxacin can cause joint and muscle problems such as tearing of tendons. My concern, could it in fact accelerate muscle breakdown in ALS? I developed an infection under the skin in my G Tube, and the doctor wanted to give me Cipro via IV. I...
What must physician write on script for Roho cushion & assistant driving controls?
We will be going to the ALS clinic again soon. Since my husband can no longer effectively weight shift in his chair & lacks the arm strength to lift himself up to reposition, we will be asking for a script for a...