hyperreflexia

  1. L

    Likely ALS diagnosis, extensive analysis

    My father was diagnosed with an ALS or a very similar condition. He was treated in a third world country, which cannot pride itself with very advanced diagnostics, so I thought that it would be worth to ask for a second opinion online. I'll try to be very concise. 60 year old, male, 80kg...
  2. M

    My Wife

    Firstly, thank you for the opportunity to ask questions even with you all being busy battling ALS. My heart goes out to you all. I have also read the stickies and I want to stress at the very beginning that I am not looking for a diagnosis here (only doctor can do that) and I am also not an...
  3. G

    Do i have als

    Hey everyone, Sorry to roll a few eyes at the"do I have als question" but I'm a little bit worried and possibly over thinking everything but for the last 16 months I've had symptoms, my daughter was premature due to preclampsia and I was really ill. I have hyperreflexia I put it down to...
  4. F

    Worried about my health

    Hello everyone, I am 21 years old and have been experiencing neurological symptoms for the past 2 months. It started with a headache, then leg weakness and muscle twitching, light and sound sensitivity. The twitching started in my leg but in a few days became widespread. Usually its not constant...
  5. D

    Should ALS be on the table?

    First I want to thank the administrators and moderators of this forum for providing this resource despite battling a terrible disease. I send all of you much respect and admiration. I have read the stickies in this forum and will try to abide by all of your rules. My situation is that I am...
  6. R

    My story-A family history of ALS victims.

    (Sorry for the long post, for all who don't want to read through my story, you can simply skip to paragraph "8" to review the symptoms and advise. 1) Hi, this is obviously my first post here. I am 27 years old male. I have a healthy semi muscular body, I was a good athlete in the past and took...
  7. E

    25 Yo male, got some concerns

    Hi everyone, I want your opinions in my case. I am a 25 yo male, living in Netherlands and for the past 2 months i have been experiencing some symptoms. I know it is almost impossible to have als at my age with no family history, but the anxiety these past months is creating other problems in...
  8. S

    Flaccid in a week?

    Hi, I have been to Neuro several times and have an appointment at a specialist this week. I have always had tight spastic muscles- I see signs of slight atrophy symmetrically. Both foot arches calf’s. But I am wondering if it is normal to go from spastic to everything going to mush in a week...
  9. J

    Year Long Problems

    Where do i begin? I am so scared at this point. Docs have freaked out about my situation. Been seeing a neuro as well for a while and he has seen "changes". My name is Juan Vela am 36 Years old. Have been married to my wife since i was 20 and love her more than anything. Have three healthy...
  10. Kristina1

    spasticity

    I had a clinic visit yesterday and my neuro had a resident shadowing her. With my permission, she did her neuro exam out-loud to show/teach the resident. Most of the things she showed the resident I was already aware of (atrophy, fasiculations, jaw jerk, hoffman's, babinski, hyperreflexia...
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