hyperreflexia

  1. T

    Bulbar als?

    Hi 6 months ago I got very sick lasted a month. Couldn't breathe hard time swallowing and talking. Lost 9 lbs in a week. Got rubber legs. Basically became wheelchair bound because every time I would walk I couldn't breathe. They put me on a ton of asthma meds which made me worse. Testing heart...
  2. opusensemble

    I guess this is for real

    Dear friends, My story so far was an impressive story of fight for survival. 5 years ago I had a severe adverse reaction to an antidepressant and became bedridden and in extreme suicidal agony for 4 long years. My research was too incredible and extense to condense in a thick collection of...
  3. A

    Update after Neuro visit

    Just wanted to check in. I had my follow up appointment with my neuromuscular specialist at OSU on Wednesday of last week. It was a completely different experience than I had the last time. I didn’t see the medical student, only my doctor, which I think made a huge difference. He actually...
  4. C

    Swallowing issues and muscle tiredness

    Hi! I am a 31 year old woman who has been experiencing twitching and muscle tiredness for a while now. It started with some strange symptoms after the birth of my youngest son 4,5 years ago (vertigo, paresthesia, raynauds muscle tiredness and swallowing issues). They found a positive ANA and...
  5. M

    New consultation on als

    Hi..my neurologist is sending me to a als specialist..have had tongue atrophy and slurred speech for over a year..also have hyperreflexia and neuropathy in left foot..some stiffness in left calf..I'm scared..I don't feel like I'm dying?? Otherwise I am healthy...I'm just confused and weepy..any...
  6. L

    Progression over a year

    I have a closed thread about atrophy in my gastrocnemius. Here is my story until now. May of 2017, tore gastroc. At PT they thought it seemed neurologic and their hypothesis was that the tear was secondary to existing atrophy that I had not noticed. My toe taps on the affected leg were...
  7. H

    I'm Worried About My Symptoms

    Hi all! Thank for the creation of this thread. I've been lurking for a while, but have a few concerns now... A few years back I would notice fasciculations on my calves when getting home from work. I thought little of them at the time. Fast forward 2016. I was bit by a tick a contracted lyme...
  8. G

    My symptoms and their progression

    First of all I would like to thank anyone who will take their time to read my post and maybe provide some information about my symptoms. I have read the sticky post "read before posting" but I still had to post. I know it's long - I just realized it now that I posted a preview. I also hope I...
  9. A

    Breathing, Swallowing issues

    Firstly I want to thank you all in advance for taking the time and effort to read this post I know time and effort are so incredibly valuable to PALS/CALS. I have taken the time to read the sticky’s and understand that I fall into the lowest possible risk group. To make this short I have...
  10. L

    Peak cough flow variation in ALS

    Hi guys, I posted a few times already here about my mother who has a possible diagnosis of ALS, but seronegative Myasthenia Gravis is also still being considered, but it cannot explain the hyperreflexia of her legs. So they think ALS and MG or maybe cervical radiculopathy. She has atypical...
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