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    Fear having als please help

    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...
  2. C

    Concerning symptoms, really worried

    I know tons of people post on here scared to death, and the people who read this are probably thinking "Ugh, here's another one" but I'm truly very scared and don't know what to do. Here's my situation: 30 year old female About 5 months ago I noticed a slight indentation on my right forarm, I...
  3. S

    27 Year Old Male please read

    Hi y’all thank you for taking the time out to read this ... I have been living in fear for almost 3 years and I feel like I have to post here now .. My worries Started back 2.5 years ago when I had body wide twitching.. since then I started to notice how sometimes I slur a word or 2.. Since that...
  4. J

    Confused, looking for clarity and perspective

    Hello everyone, I Am brand new to this forum but I would like to take a minute to say thank you all so much for what you are doing to provide support for PALS, CALS and people like myself who are seeking knowledge and peace of mind. I cannot say that I understand all that you're going through...
  5. J

    Struggling but trying to be realistic

    I have talked myself out of posting here 100 times. I have read all the stickies and am well aware of what they are saying and am trying to wrap my head around believing them. With that being said here is what is going on with me 33 yr old female with a precious 1 year old girl. 6 mos ago I...
  6. Nuts

    1 Month Warning...

    1 Month Warning. That's what I just gave the family, via the private family FB page. One month of no quality, coherent time with Matt and we will be taking him off the vent. He was clear headed about a week ago just long enough to tell me that crazy communication doesn't count, so when he's...
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    I Mean No Disrespect But Have A Few ?'s

    For the past month I've had Fasculations that started in my lips which didin't scare me just concerned me. Then I started getting fasculations in both my calves which last 24/7 It's like someone is playing a piano on my calves. at this point I started to google and it said BFS or ALS. So For...
  8. R

    Very worried

    Hello. I want to start off by saying it's wonderful what you guys do here, and my heart goes out to every one of you. I've read through the stickies and a number of threads. I'm an 18 year old Caucasian male. I realize my age makes having ALS incredibly unlikely, and that's a fact I remind...
  9. S

    Foot question

    Hi. I have been here before I could not find my old thread. I apologise. I had a question about my left foot. It seems to be the cause for my concern or anxiety. All my als fear started with twitching after a panic attack.. my als fears do come and go. This one has been bothering me since July...
  10. L

    Should I worry?

    Hi, I have read the thread with the symptoms and I wouldn’t have posted here, if it weren’t for my knees that are kinda bothering me – some vibrations, not exactly twitching which probably wouldn’t scare me because I would say the cold is to blame ( I sleep in just a shirt and it is kinda cold...
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