32 year old female here. 5 months ago I started having really tight muscles in my arms. Went to pcp was told it’s anxiety. Started meds - no help. 2 months ago I started experiencing body wide twitching. Started magnesium, exercising and stopped caffeine. I get plenty of fluids and...
Good afternoon. My name is John Marburger. I am 42, a retired Naval Officer and cancer survivor with some oddities at that go along with it. Apologies in advance for the length of this post and MANY thanks in advance for those of you reading or responding to it, especially those fighting this...
Hello i posted on here a few weeks ago and since then i saw a neurologist regarding my concerning symptoms, would post in my old thread but its closed and i was wondering if i could ask some questions.
Since my last post, the weakness (I will say perceived weakness for the time being as the...
33 year old male. Obese. Office job.
I have always had some health anxiety, let's start there.
My main anxiety throughout my adult life has been colon cancer, which comes from my symptoms of IBS and GERD.
Back in April I had a gastro event, and it ramped up my anxiety. Afterwards I started...
2 prior EMGs (Nov & Dec) with neurologist #1 noted chronic denervation, resulting in a "Possible ALS" diagnosis. First EMG (Aug) did not show any issues. Dr #1 was clear that lack of muscle weakness/atrophy after 9 mos of continuous fasciculations and cramping was encouraging. Next EMG in 3...
First I wanted to say thank you to all of the folks who take the time to read these posts and share their opinions. I've been reading on these forums for a little while now and figured it was finally time to share my concerns...
Before I go into detail about my story, I'll quickly...
I promised myself I wouldn't post here, but I caved to my stress over these symptoms.
42 year old Male. Initially I noticed a fine tremor in my left hand and feeling of internal tremor and starting having concerns over Parkinson's. In early November I started developing twitches in my legs...
I want to first say thank you for taking the time to read this post. I have avoided posting here for about 1 year but due to changes recently I have decided, still with some hesitation, to post.
I was going to write more of my history but I do not want to take up your time any more...
I have not posted in a very long time. I have had muscle twitching since January 2016 and have experienced a lot of fear about my symptoms being ALS. My twitching is not bodywide and the twitches are very strong, larger twitches than they used to be.
My biggest concern is that I...
I want to thank you all in advance, and let you know that I will not dispute your suggestion (and only welcome it) if you don't think ALS is a possibility in my case. I also want to let you know that my thoughts are with each of you that have been diagnosed or have had a family member diagnosed...