fasciculation

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    fasciculations

    My brother died last year 10/31/2017, from ALS w/FTD he was 56. His ALS started in 2012 with a small fasciculation in his upper arm. At the time he was a airline pilot, he went to the Dr. and was told it was stress related. The FTD was more of a problem than the ALS and he eventually lost his...
  2. T

    slurred speech and minimal alcohol

    Hi ! I will try to make myself the most clear and brief as possible (you can see my other post for more information). In brief: October 2016: tongue bitting and what lookd like fasciculation (still ther today) December MRI...nothing February 2017: Emg with a specialist in ALS. No sign ALS...
  3. A

    First time here, please help me understand these symptoms

    Hello everyone, I am a 19 years old High school student and last year was a total nightmare for me and now it continues. I do not know what is happening with me but it scares the hell out of me. So I hope you can help me to understand these symptoms and help me maybe because i am desperate, docs...
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    Speech problem and several symptoms

    Speech problem and several symptoms Hello everyone I’m Korean, male, and 29 years old (born in 1988). And, please understand my lack of English writing skill. Now, I have been experienced in the several symptoms considered to be the symptoms attributed to MND. Please refer to my symptoms...
  5. J

    SMA or ALS

    Hi everyone, first of all, english is not my native language so sorry if my words confuse you. So I have been diagnosed with a mild type of SMA for 7 years, since I was 16-17 year old. I do a check up once every 2 years, and the result is still SMA everytime. The disease first starts with my...
  6. K

    Need help does this sound like als?

    Hello all. Thank you for having me here. I'm very confused as to what us going on with me neurological my, so in going to give you the background. 2 years ago I had a baby by c section (spinal anaesthesia) and since thus date I have gradually been suffering neurological decline. I have been...
  7. M

    21 year old, jerking moves and unusual fasciculations

    Hello everyone, I would like to thank you all for taking the time of reading and replying this. I am a med student from Colombia and my English is a little rusty, but I will do my best to communicate my messy thoughs. Last November I was on my campus when I started having little jerk moves...
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    Concerned - advice would be appreciated

    Hello, I come from an ALS family. My mother passed away due to ALS, so did my Aunt, and my Uncle passed away from frontotemporal dementia. I have never been tested but I would wager we are a C9ORF72 family. I have had a fasciculation in my right foot since about age 14. I am 22 now. It...
  9. D

    Treatment with cannabis oil, please share your experience

    Dear Sir or Madam. My daddy 57 years old. In November 2017, my loved daddy was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS disease or motor neuron disease). Bulbar shape in the initial stage. Symptoms: the blurred (smeared) speech, twitching of the muscles of the arms and shoulder girdle...
  10. Y

    Is this Als Symptom?

    Have a nice day. I am 23 years old. I apologize for my poor English.I'm having problems with my right hand and my feet.I have fasciculation on my body.On my feet, on my shoulders and in my stomach.. I'm having difficulty walking. My right leg is getting tired right away. I can not stand on my...
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