About 3-4 years ago I came to this forum and asked the dreaded question "Do I have ALS". I had some fasciculations and cramping in my feet, balance issues, spasticity in both legs and slight speech changes. I was assured by members that my symptoms were NOT symptoms of ALS and I went merrily...
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Hi so to start with I’m male age 26
So a few months ago I got rapid heartbeat tachycardia (I know not often a symptom of MND),
They found no cardiac explanation, then started getting muscle twitches which I still get sometimes, again no obvious explanation. I noticed a panting in my throat...
I have been a longtime lurker. I have been tempted to ask questions, but ultimately I decided to wait. And I waited for a long time. Having been finally diagnosed, I will let you know how everything began.
In the spring of 2016, I started noticing some problems with my left...
Lately, my father has been having short episodes of dizziness and vertigo. He literally says that his head "goes away." Today he was shaving, standing alone, in front of the mirror, and almost fell because he got dizzy. The weird thing is that he can walk for a mile with a cane...
Hello, and Merry Christmas!
I am writing to ask you a question about the daily chores. My father has retired about a year ago and has been suffering from PLS for 3 years. Since then, he spends most mornings doing chores: aside from showering himself and getting dressed, he cooks for the family...
Hello beautiful souls,
Since symptoms began, my father has been steadily gaining weight, especially over the last few months as spasticity worsened. He tries to stay active by going to physical therapy three times a week and by pedaling at home in the electric bike, but he has gained at least...
I am writing to you to ask for help understanding the last report from my father's neurologist. He is 60 year-old men who was previously diagnosed with PLS (three years of symptoms). I am interested in knowing if the new report suggests to you that the diagnosis might change to ALS. I...