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  1. J

    Multiple Health Concerns

    Firstly, I would like to take the time to appreciate anyone who may answer my concerns. I am a 24 year old female. While I know for my age, ALS is very rare, I still have troubling symptoms which I fear may manifest in that way. For the last 4 months I have been having all over body twitching...
  2. L

    Advice on how to proceed

    Hello and thanks to anyone who may read and take a moment to offer advice. Short summary of where I'm at (34 year old female): I'm about 7 months into my 'symptoms.' They began with an overall perceived weak feeling left side of body with trouble in small motor activities and developed tremor...
  3. B

    Could this be onset on early ALS?

    Hi everyone, I'm becca. I acknowledge peoples ignorance of knowledge that surrounds this life changing illness however am concerned with my symptoms and would appreciate honest feedback. Background information: I'm 19 years old, female, I do not exercise and spend most of my time at home or out...
  4. W

    Looking for someone to talk to

    I am a 44 year old male. My wife was diagnosed 3 years ago, she is currently on a ventilator and barely hanging on. We have 3 young daughters. I would love to find someone in a similar situation (male or female) to talk to. Have plenty of family, friends and have tried therapists........but...
  5. E

    Please help

    I appreciate any help I can get. Im a 32 yr old female going on 2.5 months of progressing symptoms with no answers. It started with calf pain on my left side, spread to the other calf. Legs feel weak and tired. Now upper arms, biceps are also weak tired and painful/sore. Have widespread...
  6. M

    EMG readings.

    Hello all. I am a 34 year old female physical therapist and I have specialized in neurological rehabilitation for a good portion of my career. I am in awe of the patients' I have treated with ALS/MND. It is a vicious disease, and while I would always want to offer my support and expertise. I...
  7. L

    I appreciate any help

    Hey There I'll try to make this post as unannoying as possible. I can tell by the replies to other queries that answering these things are very frustrating to PALS/CALS. I'm a 26 year old female. I know this isn't a typical age, but it isn't unheard of. I'd really appreciate if you could...
  8. C

    Do I have als ? Worried ...

    Hello everyone, I am 21 year old female normally very active. A couple weeks ago my whole body started to feel weak, simple tasks make my muscles shake and feel very weak. Now I have been having twicthing all over my body sometimes it last for hours and sometimes it will last hours , rest...
  9. R

    Newbie that needs help! :)

    Hello! I'm a newbie and I've debated posting for awhile and finally... I'm giving in. You all seem super nice so I'm hoping you can help me decipher my symptoms as they're starting to freak me out. :) I can't decide if this is worth going to a doctor about or if it's all in my head. I do suffer...
  10. A

    please help need advice, guidance, a drink anything!

    Hello everyone, about 4 years ago I woke up and my left hand was odd feeling..just wouldn't function right. I didn't think anything of it as there was no pain at all. About 2 years passed and I noticed that it was progressing to be much worse and when I would bend my thumb it would shake...
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