I’ve read the sticky note that said that this is not a progressive sensory disease. I felt immediate calm when I read that. But then personal experiences of people with ALS seem in line with what I am experiencing.
For about 10 days I have experienced sudden muscle weakness. I am still a 5/5...
For the last four months, I have experienced a rapid decline in health. It started with severe constipation, in which after every series of gastrointestinal test, nothing was found,except that my parsistalsis had slowed tremendously. From that point I began having problems with my legs, numbness...
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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...
First off, I appreciate those of you who take the time to answer questions. I am a 33-year-old male that suffers from anxiety caused by my hypochondria. Over the years, I’ve had herpes (negative), Cancer (negative) and HIV (negative). Most recently, I dealt with ALS. For almost two...
Hello everyone! I'm a 27 year old junior cardiologist from Bucharest, Romania. First and foremost, ever since I first saw a patient dealing with ALS during Med School, I have the utmost respect for the ones fighting with this disease.
I wouldn't consider myself an anxiety sufferer or...
I had already been chronically ill for a decade+ with a whole host of strange and largely unexplained symptoms.Consistent vertigo/dizziness,migraines,nausea,and odd sensations throughout my body--were the main issues.I'd seen various specialists,had many blood tests,CT scans and MRIs which...
Okay so a year ago I got really sick and starting having some crazy symptoms. Ended up with a neuro referral and have been seeing him since.
I'm having progressive weakness in my hands and arms and the neuro was able to "see" the weakness during his exam. Left hand is worse than...
Posted to “Do I have ALS? Is this ALS?” forum on 8-5-2016 under “Neurologist Says…..”, I posted a diagnosis from Mayo Clinic as
Diagnosis: Motor neuron disease, unspecified
Diagnosis: Other specified disorders of muscle
Diagnosis: Disease of spinal cord, unspecified
Update: The Neurologist...
is this als
motor neuron disease
I am a 64 year old male and I was diagnosed with ALS in January 2016. My primary symptoms have been a progressive weakness in my arms. While the EMG says the legs are also weakening, I do not yet feel that. I also at present do not have any "upper motor neuron" symptoms.
I have tried to get...
I thought it started a few months ago when I progressively found my speech becoming slurred to the point it's hard to make certain sounds and swallow. Had excessive saliva issues. I had progressive weakness happening in my right arm, though it's unclear if that was a result of nerve damage...