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  1. P

    40 year old male'-sudden weird twitching. Really scared

    Soon to be 40 year old male. I eat right and exercise 5 days a week. I walk hills for 40 minutes during my lunch hour then do the steps twice. I also do body weight training. Suddenly started having these twitches all of a sudden Friday at work. It started with my right pectoral muscle. It...
  2. B

    Awaiting diagnosis

    Hello everyone, introducing myself here and seeing if anyone here can offer some help. I'm in desperate need. I'm a 34 yr Male. I apologise in advance for the long post. Things started around 3 weeks ago while I was away on holiday. I felt that my right hand was strange, and unable to...
  3. C

    Good News

    I was concerned with symptoms of ALS. I've had twitch all over my body, first in the legs, then all throughout my body. This has been with me for the last year or so, but progressively got worse. I got much more concerned when I had carpal tunnel symptoms, which progressed into an...
  4. L

    What are the chances?

    Hello everyone. Firstly my thoughts go out to all of you PALS and CALS. If I am not gone by then, my passion is neuroscience and I hope to become a medical researcher in the study of progressive neurological disorders such as ALS and Parkinson 's. I am a 17 year old African American female. I...
  5. P

    a turn for the worse

    Everything seemed to be going okay with the PEG. Then, the day before I was supposed to fly to Niger for work for a week, then Paris for a day, then MIT for a week of training, she had a little fall. She was able to get herself up somehow, crawling to the living room and hoisting herself up with...
  6. JennyC

    Update on mom

    Update on my mom, she continues to decline quickly. She is now exclusively in a wheelchair as she can no longer use the rollator. She has a home health aid that comes in two times a week for two hours in the mornings but home health aids are expensive. My mom doesn't qualify for palliative or...
  7. N

    I have read the stickies

    Hello all, I have read both the stickies and they were immensely supportive. My symptoms match those which both stickies suggest are not indicative of ALS. I would say what first brought me to ALS fear was a twitch in my shoulder just over a year a go now. I entered the dreaded Dr Google and...
  8. scaredwifetx

    Bi-pap, breathing issues and sinus.

    I have noticed a few changes with Steve regarding his sleep and his breathing. Today I had to insist that he actually sit down and talk to me. Apparently, the reason he is waking up so much at night is because he gets sinus congested and can't breath through his nose. He is on the Trilogy. We...
  9. M

    Pathologically brisk reflex

    Hi! I'm new to this site and first of all I just want to say what a group of fighters you are. Not only are you fighting probably the worst disease on this earth, but you help so many anxious people by calming them and answering their questions. So, as you may have guessed, I'm one of those...
  10. B

    Twitching and Anexity

    One year ago, I noticed fasciculations in my calves, which then spread throughout my body! My legs would cramp up, I felt like I was getting weaker, would constantly search for atrophy, my anexity went through the roof, people close to me thought I was having a breakdown! I seen a bunch of...
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