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  1. K

    Howdy, and Here's My Story

    Hello all, I've been combing the forums for a month or so, mostly because I'm not sure how to manoeuvre around here. I've been learning a LOT from forum, so many helpful people, and especially I've been feeling like I'm getting to know some of you, if not by actual name, then by user name...
  2. U

    My mum is it ALS?

    Hi, really looking for ideas about what is going on with my mum. It’s along and complicated story so I’ll try to keep it brief! She’s never been the most healthy of adults. She had a heart attack in her late 40’s, drank too much alcohol and smoked and got little in the way of exercise. She...
  3. P

    ALS Anxiety - Soreness/Tightness/Twitching in Thigh

    Hello everyone, My name is Philip, I am from Germany (hence the username) and 36 years old. I have read the sticky post and would say, based on my symptoms (so far) - I should not trouble you with this thread. However, within this forum, there are also multiple threads that contradict the...
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    Need assurance and guidance

    Hi guys, its me again. Im sorry for writing here and I know I should not be lurking here since Im most likely not belong on this site. But I do have some answers I would like to ask you about my current status, and I really hope that Im not disturbing or offend anyone by doing this but my body...
  5. K

    Got my EMG today

    Hey all, hope you’re doing good today. Just to prefise, I’ve calmed down since my last post, and I’m taking the necessary steps to find out what’s wrong with me whether it be anxiety or something else. So I got my EMG today at NMC, by a neurologist that specializes in ALS/MND, so I’m sure it was...
  6. N

    Extensive medical workup; symptoms getting worse

    Hey there, I’d like to start by saying I appreciate those who are going through this illness and vigilant on these forums, as the comfort of having friends with same possible experiences is something that helps with my current fears. Here’s my last 3 months of hell: Male Age 29. Before...
  7. B

    Revisiting the Neurologist

    To preface — I’ve read the READ FIRST posts, so I hope all details below are relevant. 29 year old, smoker for 8 years. About 3.5 years ago I noticed minor tightness in my throat that I payed no attention to at first. Over the course of time I became more aware of slightly labored breathing...
  8. W

    Our Story so far

    Hi everyone, firstly thank you for accepting me in to the forum. I am here to learn a bit more about ALS and to be able to talk to others that are or have gone through this process as it feels such a lonely place to be sometimes. It all started back in May/June 2017 with my partner, who was...
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    My husband believes he has Als

    My name is Bella. I am 23 years old I am married to a wonderful man. My husband is a 35 year old male and he has been sick for about 3 months with terrible symptoms. He did get some MRI's done and it did show that he has bulging disc in his neck and lower back. Also known as herniated disc in...
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    82 year old grandmother diagnosed unexpectedly after Fall

    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...
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