1. C

    Concerned about leg weakness and other symptoms.

    I'm hesitant to post here because of the seriousness of the disease in which I'm extremely anxious over, but I need guidance: I've been battling a bulging disc in my lower back since 2007 that gets irritated a few times a year. Flash back to middle of February and I aggravated it again, but...
  2. C

    Really need advice...leg weakness & other symptoms.

    I'm hesitant to post this as I know this is a very serious disease to be anxious over, but I'm very worried. I've been battling a bulging disc in my lower back since 2007 that gets irritated a few times a year. Flash back to middle of February and I aggravated it again, but then again went to...
  3. B

    My symptoms, Any help is appreciated.

    hello. My name is Brianna and I'm 26 years old. I have read the stickies and out of all the symptoms I've been experiencing the main one that concerns me is atrophy. I'll try to give a brief timeline of my symptoms and any feed back is greatly appreciated. I promise not to drag anything on if me...
  4. M

    Young male bulbar symptoms

    I posted two years ago but was unable to post on that thread but it had been closed. During the time between then and now for the most part I was able to move on from my fears of ALS. However that has changed recently as I have developed a mild slur, not noticed by normal folks but was...
  5. MarieLaure

    Soon after diagnosis

    On his first clinic day after diagnosis my dad saw a psychologist who asked him to model how he saw himself in a sort of clay or children doth sort of thing. At the time he could still move his hands a bit but not all of his fingers. He was surprised to see that his work made him think of...
  6. KarenNWendyn

    The sex pill

    A woman goes to the doctor and tells him her husband is losing interest in sex. So the doctor gives her a pill, but warns her that it's still experimental. He says she should slip it into his food at dinner, so that night, she does just that. About a week later, she goes back to the doctor...
  7. KimT

    Something Positive

    After looking back on some of the posts I've started, I thought it would be nice to share something positive. I made my doctor a promise that I would start to do things for myself that I enjoy while I still can. Today I got a long, luxurious pedicure and manicure. They lasted over three...
  8. S

    Food and drinks ruining my clothing

    Hi! I have bulbar onset and have started to have real problems with spillage onto my clothes when I eat or drink (mostly when I drink.). Paper towels don’t cut it anymore. Does anyone know how to make or purchase a coverup or bib? Thank you!
  9. R

    Twitching for 3 years, no weakness, but now cramps?

    Hello. I am a 19-year-old male who has had twitching muscles all over my body for a little over 3 years now. The twitches range from little, barely noticeable ones to big thumping ones that you can see trough clothes. In the beginning I used to have twitches that would go on in one spot...
  10. C

    Scared about recent neurologist visit

    Hey everyone, im new, 30 year old male, and just really need someone to talk to about this. So i went to the doctor maimly because my muscles seem to start hurting quickly when doing tasks sometimes. Also general fatigue. I wouldnt call it a weakness because i never am unable to lift objects...