1. R

    Very worried

    Hello. I want to start off by saying it's wonderful what you guys do here, and my heart goes out to every one of you. I've read through the stickies and a number of threads. I'm an 18 year old Caucasian male. I realize my age makes having ALS incredibly unlikely, and that's a fact I remind...
  2. L

    Didn't think I would be back

    My first neurologist diagnosed me with HIV Associated Vacuolar Myelopathy and didn't think I had ALS (less than a year ago). The second neurologist concurred and all the extensive testing was normal. My I.D. doctor thought I had ALS and just recently I went to a neurosurgeon to find out what...
  3. A

    Healthy Anxiety - Thank You

    Hello, I have been on this forum for some time now, but I recently just joined. I know I suffer from health anxiety, a panic disorder, and long before everything else general anxiety. I recently lost 3 loved ones this year, but death isn't new to me. One of my uncles died of complications in his...
  4. W

    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...
  5. S

    Please help

    I have been having muscle twitches for over a month now widespread. Neurol exam was normal and having emg in 2 weeks. My question: my twitches are always felt but not seen? Is this normal? I have read about fibrillation, can you feel fibrillation? Thank you for your time.
  6. P

    Is tingling als related

    Hi all I'm just here looking for advice ,I'm a 42 year old lady who went to bed one night and woke up with all 4 limbs tingling none stop toes to knees and both hands it's been there none stop for 22 months now without a second break ever , muscle twitches started 6 months ago in my legs and...
  7. G

    After months of lurking, I'm officially here

    I've been lurking here for about 6 months, mostly to be able to say, "oh good, that doesn't sound like me!" But, as of September 24th, I became an "official PALS". Not a club I wanted to be part of. My symptoms started with excessive yawning, and the inability to sing. Like I sang a solo on...
  8. D

    Tick all the boxes? Hoping for the best planning for the worst!!

    Hi my name is Daniel, I dont know if I have ALS but reading your posts / threads have helped me significantly on processing everything that has been happening to me in the last month and reading about your strength and sometimes humour during adversity only gives me strength whatever my future...
  9. C

    Worried and confused

    Firstly, I want you guys to know I appreciate you taking the time to read my story. I am a 37 year old male, father of a two year old and I am very concerned about the probability of having a bulbar ALS diagnosis. Symptoms and dates: 1st week July 2018: buzzing in brain for 10 second...
  10. P

    ALS Anxiety - Soreness/Tightness/Twitching in Thigh

    Hello everyone, My name is Philip, I am from Germany (hence the username) and 36 years old. I have read the sticky post and would say, based on my symptoms (so far) - I should not trouble you with this thread. However, within this forum, there are also multiple threads that contradict the...