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  1. K

    PALs Losing Tastebuds?

    Hello, all, Anyone else have the experience of their PAL losing their sense of taste? Today I asked my mother how she liked the new seedless jam I got her. She said she had no idea. She can't taste most of her food. She did not have bulbar onset, but she is starting to have more bulbar...
  2. M

    Thoughts?

    My name is Amanda and I am 38. I have had some issues going on and would like your feedback. 1st, I noticed weakness a couple years ago. I went to get milk out of the fridge and noticed a weakness in 1 arm. I had also noticed twitching and started having panic attacks shortly after, which I...
  3. Y

    Finger contraction

    Hello, For the past 1 week + I have experience a contraction in my hand/pinky that is on and off. My pinky and hand muscle of my left hand is exp riencing an intermittent spasm. It will come every half hour and stiffen on and off for 5 seconds about 10 times. This has caused come cramping in...
  4. A

    Left arm weakness

    Hi all, I'm 43years old and father of 3. I usually carry around my 2 year old son but this summer I found that my left arm just could not cope more then a few minutes when I usually can carry my son without any problems. I then fractured a finger on my left hand and had a cast for 2 weeks. When...
  5. 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...
  6. J

    Learning about this terrible disease, could this be ALS?

    First I'd like to say I know this is just a discussion forum and nobody on here are qualified to diagnose, however I know that a lot of people are very well educated on ALS and can help mentally. Basically, my symptoms seem to be weakness in both arms mainly from my elbow to my shoulder, the...
  7. B

    Worried since 3 months

    My problems started all 3 months ago. Everything was fine before. After some extensive jogging, my calfs felt stiff. Ok, thats maybe normal, i thought. But it didn`t disappear. Also, i mentioned twitching on both sides. After doing some more sports in the next two weeks, twitching was more...
  8. F

    possible atrophy

    Hello everyone and thank you in advance for your replies, Sorry if my english isn't perfect. I'll try to be as clear as possible From the beginning og August i have been suffering from generalized pain after moving some heavy weights it could be a coincidence cuz the pain started 1 week later...
  9. 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...
  10. G

    After months of lurking, I'm officially here

    I've been lurking here for about 6 months, mostly to be able to say, "oh good, that doesn't sound like me!" But, as of September 24th, I became an "official PALS". Not a club I wanted to be part of. My symptoms started with excessive yawning, and the inability to sing. Like I sang a solo on...
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