Well for starters I found this website in a state of my panic and have read others threads about similar symptoms in a search for reassurance. I have been very apprehensive about posting here because I know a lot of people are probably just overexcited or scared and have convinced themselves...
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First off, I have been constantly amazed at the grace and promptness with which questions from anxious people here are answered, and in my time lurking over the last couple months these replies and stickied threads have been a huge resource. So thank you!
About 3-4 years ago I came to this forum and asked the dreaded question "Do I have ALS". I had some fasciculations and cramping in my feet, balance issues, spasticity in both legs and slight speech changes. I was assured by members that my symptoms were NOT symptoms of ALS and I went merrily...
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Hello everyone, my name is Greg. My heart goes out to everyone who has been afflicted with this disease and my thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Also, I want to thank everyone for giving g your time and efforts on posts such as ‘Do I Have Als’ your time and effort is greatly...
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I apologize in advance for the length of this post. I’ve only been a registered user for less than 24 hours but am really impressed with the empathy and knowledge of posters and moderators. What a fantastic resource. I am on this site to not only utilize the nuts and bolts of...
37 years old. In May of 2017 I began having fasicularions and my reflexes were described as brisk. My EMG had this snippet:
"Increased insertional activity, fibrillation, or positive sharp wave potentials suggestive of active denervation were noted in the bilateral FDI foot muscles in...
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...
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...
Hello everyone. I'm new on here have alot of fears and anxiety about ALS.
I have not been diagnosed. I've had four opinions from 4 different doctors that say I do not have that. I do have an EMG schedule in 3 weeks.
I've been having a lot of pain in my legs feet arms. I would say minimal...
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Hi everyone. Thank you for welcoming me onto this site.
I read the sticky, so I'll try my best to adhere to the statements there.
I'm 27, female, and have been having concerning symptoms since mid-September 2018.
Symptoms first started in my left hand and forearm. Started with twitching and...