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  1. P

    Awaiting Diagnosis

    I think I may be having some communication issues with my neurologist and I am hoping for some ideas on how to communicate with him. I am also hoping to see what your thoughts are on my symptoms. I may need to seek a new neuro. My symptoms started in mid October as weakness and spasticity. I...
  2. B

    Just back from Neurologist

    Hi guys after 3 weeks of intense anxiety and reading forums I went to my general doc then asked for a recommendation for a neurologist which I just got back from a few hours ago and would just like your opinions. 3 weeks ago felt my left hand pointing finger twitching and when it didn't go away...
  3. N

    supplement oppinion?

    oops, I asked about a web page listing numerous supplements for als, I guess what was advertizing. My appoligies. I was wanting feed back before I spent a fortune on some of this stuff. they had a long list but it looked like a reasonable attack on progression. it included Vitamins and Minerals...
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    Human nature?

    I am asking this question out of sheer curiosity. I am not pointing any fingers, nor am I trying to start anything by asking. Please do not read anything more into the discussion than the question I am about to ask itself. Here goes... Why do many people immediately jump to the most...
  5. boxer22

    I had the emg today.

    Hello everyone, I had my emg today along with the nerve study and the doctor who did it checked my right calf,right thigh, and right arm with the emg but not the left. When i had the nerve thing done they did my left foot then but they never stuck the needle in it, just on the right. When i had...
  6. L

    My Visit with Dr. McCluskey

    Hello All, Today I had my appointment with Dr. McCluskey(Founder of University of PA AlS Center). He did a full exam. His diagnosis is BFS. He states I have no signs of atrophy. He all stated my strength is very good. Same with my reflexes. A complete normal exam was his exact words. He did...
  7. A

    Hi - I'm new and scared

    Hi all, I guess the title of my post pretty much explains how I've been feeling lately, wondering whether I have ALS or some other insidious problem. About December of 2006, shortly after my 40th birthday, I started noticing some really strange things happening to my body. I have been hoping...
  8. S

    Please help with some advice.....

    Hello I am a 23 year old male and I have been experiencing muscle twitches all over my body for about a month. I do not believe that I have weakness or atrophy but my muscles seem to be a little sore these days. I went to my GP about a week into the twitches and he said that it's just anxiety...
  9. T

    Michael J Fox

    Generally a purely fictional reader of sagas, romance, mysteries, intrigue, etc, always a book in progress, pages folded over on the couch to save where I had left off, I was loaned the first autobiography I have ever read, Michael J Fox, "Lucky Man". I found the book rivetting, having watched...
  10. J

    Does this sound familiar?

    It's Aug and I'm now feeling "symptoms" that I ignored for a long time. I'm incredibly "nervous" feeling as though my skin is crawling beneath my fingers, hands and forearms. I was diagnosed with pre-diabetes in May - and thought all the "buzzy, nervous, skin-crawling, twitches" were related to...
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