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    Hoping for a little reassurance

    Good evening, everyone, First off, I have been constantly amazed at the grace and promptness with which questions from anxious people here are answered, and in my time lurking over the last couple months these replies and stickied threads have been a huge resource. So thank you! I'm just...
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    Waiting diagnosis trying to help husband understand.

    Hello I am looking for some guidance and help for my husband right now. We are in the process of trying to get a diagnosis or at least pointed in the right direction. About 5 weeks ago he began to feel some pain in his shins on both legs, the right side felt a little more tender to touch mid...
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    [25/m] Left side body fatigue / Left side of body tremors

    Hello. I'm a 25 year old male having some strange symptoms, and of course.... dr. google has now lead me here. Before I get into this, I have seen my GP for these issues, and was referred to a movement specialist neurologist. The problem is the appointment isn't until November. Keep in mind I...
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    Cannabinol through a feeding tube?

    As a help for leg pain and difficulty sleeping, I have turned to cannibus. Just got my card yesterday and have been trying to find a dispensary. I guess that finding one to provide 8:1 which is what the doctor suggested is going to be difficult. Aside from that, I have talked to a friend who...
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    Leg and heel pain all night long

    My wife is on the noninvasive ventilator 12 hours at night and looks forward to that time — except that there are nights when she has leg pain most of the night. These pains are debilitating and don’t respond to Tylenol, Hylands Leg Cramp pills, heat, cold, massage. I reposition her 3-4 times...
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    Sacred about symptoms and hoping to get feedback

    Hi everyone, I'm a new member. This forum has been very helpful for me in recent weeks, and I was hoping to get some insight on my symptoms. I apologize in advance for the long explanation: My symptoms started in early November 2017 when I noticed my upper lip began to twitch. It also felt...
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    Compression boots, Grandma's "infinity scarf," and microwaveable slippers

    Several things we've found helpful, thought I'd post here: 1) "Compression boots" or "sequential leg massager" (Search that term on Amazon and you'll see what I mean). Friends bought these for a Christmas gift, and they've been very helpful. We had seen them and discussed them before -- got a...
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    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...
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    Most comfortable sleeping positions for pals?

    Hello, I've been diagnosed with ALS for two years now and I have a hard time getting comfortable in bed. I have pain from my hips to my knees. I have a hospital bed with the circulated type air mattress. I sleep on my side and I can manage to get on stomach when the leg pain sets in. Then I...
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    Calf Cramps

    Hi everyone. First off, let me start by saying that I cannot start to imagine what you are going through and how brave you all are to dedicate time to helping each other out. Second off, I hope no one with ALS will be offended by my scares. Trust me, I am dreading to have anything close to...
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