heaviness

  1. A

    Help! Extremely worried parent

    I pray to heaven that I'm worrying too much. My wondeful, healthy 16-year-old daughter began having heaviness in her chest and difficulty breathing six weeks ago. It flares up for a few hours, then disappears. Some days, no problem at all. We've had her in emergency three times, and they did...
  2. D

    Saw my neuro today and........

    Well GOD is still in the prayer answering business! I went for my appointment today and my emg and ncv test were totally clean! My neuro said there wasn't even the tiniest chance that I could have ALS so I am happy and I am gonna run with it. Now stop reading right now if you hear of symptoms...
  3. Sammantha

    Are you like me?

    Hi, my name is Sammantha and i am 28 years old and newly diagnosed. I have some muscle atrophy but i can still use my muscles. I get tired quick and strenuous activity causes my muscles to shake/stiffen/cramp and i get an all over feeling of heaviness. Like i have weights attached to my body...
  4. K

    Concerned about ALS (long!)

    Hi: I am a 29 year old male, non-smoker, occasional drinker. Excellent health until my symptoms flared up. Last thanksgiving, I woke up with an intense neck pain, exacerbated by moving my head. Symptoms resolved within a week. Now fast forward to mid-May. I started experiencing tingling...
  5. J

    Info for Columbia

    On Wednesday, 4/12/07, I will be going to Columbia University to see a specialist on a second opinion. My fear is 1) he will only look at tests I've had done and give a diagnosed., and 2) he won't consider other possibilities. Here is where I'm at now... slowed speech, left hand finger-tip...
  6. F

    Advice on EMG Results and Symptoms

    I'm a new poster here that has been getting a lot of tests done and am concerned about whether I have ALS. I'll be as brief as I can. In the last week of Dec I had numbness on the left side of my face, the outside left of my arm, and the outside of my left leg. I went to my GP in early Jan...
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