I posted here a year ago, but that thread is closed. I would like to post a follow up if i may.
A year ago I had a negative physical exam and a normal EMG, as well as a "subclinical" MRI of my brain.
In the meantime, I've had a significant decrease in power and endurance. I was...
I am sorry to bother you with this, and I promise I did read the sticky. However, I am frightened as hell, and could use some guidance. I am a 29-year-old Caucasian male with no family history of neurological diseases.
At some point in December 2018, I started to notice...
I was finally diagnosed in September after making an appointment at another neurology center. My first neurologist said I was too old (77) for ALS and gave a DX of sensorimotor polyneuropathy. It turns out that I have both and was told by the ALS clinic that it is not unusual for older patients...
I would like to start off with saying that I have utmost respect to all of PALS and CALS who despite the illness did not forfeit and are fighting and living each day as happy as it's possible. I have lurked the board for 2 months (read ALL stickies) now and I've decided I...
35 year old male, fairly active, good physical health my whole life except for some football injuries.
Need to begin by saying that I have had severe bouts of health anxiety within the last year, colon cancer, lung cancer, bone cancer, all of which started with small symptoms that manifested...
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...
symptoms info / advice
Hello, Thank you in advance to anyone who responsds. I’m worried to the point of severe panic, not sleeping or eating about my husband. He’s been to his pcp had labs that were normal for Lyme and vitamin deficiency, being referred to Neurology.
Symptoms: Does this sound like it could be ALS...
Hello to all,
As I’m sure everyone here can understand, I never thought I would need to post on this forum. My only knowledge of ALS was through the ice bucket challenge! My 70 year old mother was diagnosed with ALS at the beginning of August this year. I first noticed something wasn’t quite...
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Hello again! My symptoms with right hand and right leg weakness are kind of the same, nothing worse, nothing better. What intrigues me is that for three weeks now I have had a lump in my throat feeling and mild dysphagia (feeling food is stuck in my throat and I...
My 82 year old grandmother was diagnosed August 1st after falling July 19th. When we took her to the hospital to make sure she hadn’t broken anything (which she didn’t). I never imagined this diagnosis.
In the ER, she couldn’t hold or lift her right arm at all and she was in able to lift her...