I have been a lurker here off and on for about a year, but I felt it time to post as I'm sitting here in my computer chair worried out of my mind, have been for the past few weeks.
After going through the initial post I though my symptoms are similar to those with ALS and wanted the...
I wrote here one month ago about my symptoms and since then I tried to stay off this forum but my terrible problems and symptoms are not letting me to do so. The most concerning symptoms are :
- Slower talking on and off : Few days I am pronouncing words slower and less precisely, it takes...
First of all I am very sorry that you are experiencing or having contact with this terrible disease. I would be very grateful for any help and advice concering my symptoms. I will try to post all of my symptoms and worries down below as clearly as possible but I warn you it will be a long...
Backstory: I am a 20 year old male, with a sudden onset of ALS symptoms, after two years of ALS-unrelated symptoms. I am concerned about juvenile ALS.
In June of 2015, I began feeling tightness in my calf and began tripping on carpets. I began experiencing muscle burning when I exercised, and...
I am curious on how different PALS progression occurred?
My breathing muscles have been the first to go. At first I noticed difficulty breathing at times when I should not have had problems. For example I was an avid runner and I began to notice that at relatively short distances I was loosing...
More newbie questions. I do not show any "visible" muscle wasting at this time, I do have definite weakness by my standard (not clinically) and it seems that any form of exertion with my hands, legs, or lungs causes the muscles to burn and ache.
Is it normal to have such burning and fatigue? It...
Sigh. Never thought I would freak out and post on here, but my anxiety is sky-high and I need some clarity. I'll try to keep it as short as possible.
About February 2010 I went through probably the most stressful period of my life. Shortly thereafter I began having a lot of symptoms ...
I was on here in July after experiencing twitching and stiffness in my muscles, left arm and left leg... at that time, EMG was done - Normal. Symptoms persisted and on top of my left arm/leg stiffness/twitching, I have now developed swallowing and chewing problems and a nasal sound speech...
I'm 31yr old female. I posted here few times before regarding some of my symtomps. I wasn't able to post after that. This time I had to come back with different name. I used to log in as hina.
I had body-wide subtle twitching, left arm and hand percieved weakness, right lower leg...
shortness of breath
I have experienced stiffness and pain in my calf muscles for over 7 months. EMG 4 months ago was clean. Passed the neuro test & didn't show Babinski sign. Out of nowhere a week or so ago the stiffness is gone. Now they just feel a little weak and gimpy. The left calf where it started definitely...