motor neuron disease

  1. J

    For all the anxious twitchers with clean EMG...

    Hello! After reading a lot, searching a lot, I realized something that definitely reassured me. I thought it might help other people who are anxious ... (Sorry for my english, it's not my first langage :) ) ALS combines problems of upper and lower motor neurons. Each pathway has its own...
  2. KarenNWendyn

    Adventures in van parking, part 2

    Perhaps this is a tale of poetic justice. You can decide. So as a followup to a previous thread .... https://www.alsforums.com/forum/rants-raves/43805-handicapped-parking-spots-new-post.html Today I’m out for a haircut, still able to drive the van myself and transfer into the pwc, enjoying...
  3. K

    "Mildly abnormal" EMG Results

    Good morning, I posted on this forum months ago (I'm sorry - the thread is closed or I would comment again there.) I am 36 years old, and went to see a neuro in the summer for fasiculations and perceived right sided weakness. He saw abnormalities on nerve conduction (fasiculations and...
  4. G

    Freaking out! Would appreciate some input on my symptoms.

    Hi I was wondering if anybody on here could help me. My name is Gerald, I am a 19 year old Caucasian male. I am concerned that I might have ALS or some sort of other motor neuron disease or neurological disorder. Back in August, a twitch developed in my face where just below my left eye almost...
  5. R

    Want your inputs please

    Hi, I am a 44 year old female. I have been experiencing some symptoms for the past few weeks (2 or 3 weeks). My left face (cheek or jaw) feels heavy and sometimes I experience a dull ache there as well. This is on and off in the sense that some days I am fine and the other days it is very much...
  6. W

    Beside ourselves, please read.

    Hi All, I was wondering if you could give me your opinion on my husband. For about a year he was having issues with his back. He tried physical therapy and epidurals. Nothing seemed to help. Fast forward to a couple of months ago...we both started noticing him limping. He noticed that his...
  7. B

    "Interesting case", "atypical presentation", no official diagnosis.

    "Interesting case", "atypical presentation", no official diagnosis. Good afternoon, and greetings. 32 year old fit female labeled as diagnostic mystery. 10 months ago--twitching all over body. Intense for 2 months, then left side predominated. Severe occipital headache, neck pain, pain in...
  8. C

    Pending diagnosis

    Hello, My husband is 39 and was told yesterday by the neurologist after his EMG that he has a motor neuron disease but doesn't know which one yet. The neurologist told my husband that the disease could stop with just the weakness he's experiencing only in his left hand, or could get worse, he...
  9. E

    BACK WITH UPDATE - 4 months in

    Hello everybody. Thank you in advance to everybody acknowledging my post. I will keep this as short as possible as I’m aware many of you are busy dealing with other people’s queries. I’m back after posting a few months back. Below is a summary of my symptoms. I’m happy to report I took all of...
  10. J

    LMND - what is the difference with ALS/MND?

    low motor neuron disease - what is it? is it actually ALS, version of als, starting of als... often is MND/ALS, but low (no upper!) mnd put in google brings only als.
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