It's certainly great to be a part of this group of experts - and I do appreciate all the helpful advice I've received and read in past messages on various topics. The knowledge and wisdom here is awesome and I've learned a lot! So, where else would I go when I can't figure...
Before I say anything I just wanted to say that YES, I have read the stickied “read before you post”
I am a 19 year old male. Starting in the beginning of November I began to experience constant twitching in my calves. The twitching is 24/7, it does not stop. The only thing that will change is...
I am 18 years old I always had in my life the fear of having als. In the past 2 months I started feeling weak in my hands and legs and then i started having difficulty eating.(needed a lot more strength to eat) I went to a doctor a patholog.. He said I had a fever and that the weakness was...
My 82 year old grandmother was diagnosed August 1st after falling July 19th. When we took her to the hospital to make sure she hadn’t broken anything (which she didn’t). I never imagined this diagnosis.
In the ER, she couldn’t hold or lift her right arm at all and she was in able to lift her...
Hello there, I'm really sorry to bother everyone here with this, I have really conflicting thoughts on this.
So I'm 26 year old and recently (1,5months ago) finished med school, after I wrote my last exam I started to have a twitch in my thumb, it felt weak and strange, since I knew what it...
I want to keep this thread short as possible- tough to do since my story is long.
I have read all stickies and have in fact been lurking on forum for months. I know everyone here my name as creepy as it sounds. I have never felt so deeply empathetic toward a group of people as I now do toward...
Hi I'm brand spanking new here and I just wanted to know...
As ALS progresses and you start to have muscle/ nerve failure, is it painful as the muscles weakens? I mean when you try to move a dying muscle or limb does it cause pain? Does it feel like it is weak and the muscle is straining under...
Hey guys, I recently found atrophy in my left leg that was contributing to my weakness and slight limp. The quad is smaller than the right one and it's decently noticeable. I haven't tripped or fallen or lost my balance in any way and have no fasics. No Babinski sign and no clonus, my reflexes...
I'm a 38 year old female. About a month ago I started experiencing body-wide twitching. Most of it is located in my back, but almost every part of my body has experienced some twitching. I also have a great deal of body-wide muscle pain, not cramping but just constant soreness (like I've...
Hello all, thank you for your community. I have been seeking some form of diagnosis for a year or so now after beginning a variety of neuro type symptoms last Fall... which were initially numbness and tingling (I know, not ALS), which morphed into body wide twitches (worries began here)... which...