I recently came across this article and I'm freaking out now:
Everything I've read on here says that widespread twitching is not indicative of ALS, but this article states otherwise.
The worst part is that I had an emg last year that the neuro...
First off, my heart goes out to all of you. You are so incredibly brave and generous with sharing your time, experience and support.
My husband walked into a neurologist's office with symmetrical muscle weakness and walked out with a diagnosis of ALS.
Some background -
My husband is 51 and...
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...
Hi everyone. I've been having a lot of muscle twitches mostly in my calf areas and thighs but all over as well. Also my left calf feels weaker than my right even though I can still walk around on my tip toes and heels on both feet.
Another thing I noticed is that it is difficult to straighten...
I started with foot drop about 6months ago. My left leg has gotten progressively worse and has moved to my R leg. Emg was bad showed decreased nerve conduction and muscle loss in both legs. I have brisk reflexes and positive Babinski on both sides. The neurologist agreed these...
I’ve been doing lots of research and not getting good information from my doctors - and it’s gotten to a point where I’m getting extremely anxious/scared and just need help and opinions from others.
So I suffer from muscle atrophy and weakness in my left side (notably my left...
I know I'm 17 years old and it's very rare for me to have ALS on this age, but I still hope you hear me out on this.
This all started with muscle twitching about 4 weeks ago. I felt it in my legs and in my back which was really weird feeling. I also noticed that when I was standing still my...
Hello everyone, my name is Greg. My heart goes out to everyone who has been afflicted with this disease and my thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Also, I want to thank everyone for giving g your time and efforts on posts such as ‘Do I Have Als’ your time and effort is greatly...
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I’ve been lurking for a while but have been hesitant to post because I don’t want to upset anyone by jumping the gun.
I’ll try and make this short but I just need some insight into what I’m experiencing. It started with twitching that I noticed going on two months ago. The twitches...
I apologize in advance for the length of this post. I’ve only been a registered user for less than 24 hours but am really impressed with the empathy and knowledge of posters and moderators. What a fantastic resource. I am on this site to not only utilize the nuts and bolts of...