New to the forum, although I have searched the threads for a few weeks. Would like any and everyone's thoughts. I am 48, male, and lifted weights regularly since I was 18. My first neurological symptoms were nine years ago - sudden onset of twitches in legs, numbness on left side of face and...
I understand these are quite common on these boards but I suppose I should explain my story.
It all started when I noticed the muscles on the exterior part of my legs were "flat" especially when I flexed them, however both left and right legs had this flatness.
I googled muscles weakness...
I realize I am a little young to be worried about ALS but it is a fear I can't help but have. The chances of me having ALS at 18 are very slim but the worries are very real. For the last year or so I have had occasional tremors in my hands, I the point where I and anyone around me will notice if...
I dont know why but Im not wholly convinced. A couple of days ago my father got diagnosed at the age of 56 with ALS, apparently his EMG NCS showed this to be the case.
The facts are :
He had a fall about 6 months ago and he couldn’t walk on his left leg properly, this got progressively worse...
motor neuron disease
Hip replacement surgery one year ago resulted in foot drop. Nine months later I developed
foot drop symptoms in my other foot. Diagnosed with ALS on 1/29/2013. Has this ever happened to anyone else? Neurologist claims its just a coincidence.
I am a 27 yr old maleI have been having symptoms for approximately four months, which began with simple wekness on the right side of my body, especially in my rt shoulder. I brushed it off as i sleep on my rt arm and wake up with extreme numbness for about a minute. Then came along a...
I would like to hear from others with this disease. I am in need of hopeful or positive input. I know this may be reaching to far. I know what I am facing and I am devastated. I am trying to hold it together for the sake of my husband who is in tears. I am 63 married with my only son at home...
Hi there, i have posted a question about am i having ALS around 6 month ago.
Thanks to laurel suggested i dont have ALS, he suspected i have Monomelic amyotrophy (MMA), not ALS. After 6 month later, my situation getting a litte...
I have had footdrop in left foot for about a year now...and footdrop in rt. foot since a couple months ago. I have noticied that left foot was getting harder to lift ..this week I find it no longer lifts..nor my leg. I had to literally pick up my leg to get it in the car this morning. :roll...
Firstly, I am frustrated. I even waited two days before I wrote this so it wouldn't be too bad.
I went to neuro on fri. This is the one that saw me a year ago and said 'lets wait and see'. Unfortunately, also the last time I went to this neuro my mom tried to convince her that it was nothing...