questions

  1. A

    Hoping for a little reassurance

    Good evening, everyone, First off, I have been constantly amazed at the grace and promptness with which questions from anxious people here are answered, and in my time lurking over the last couple months these replies and stickied threads have been a huge resource. So thank you! I'm just...
  2. J

    Please do not be too quick to say NO to possible ALS diagnosis

    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...
  3. Z

    Twitching+hyperreflexia

    Hi! Hi. I have been very concerned about my recent symptoms. 2months ago, my body jerked a lot and, they felt like they were over- sensitive. I ignored those symptoms. However, the next day, my legs began to twitch. It began with the place right above my both knees twitching uncontrollably and...
  4. Z

    Twitching+hyperreflexia

    Hi! Hi. I have been very concerned about my recent symptoms. 2months ago, my body jerked a lot and, they felt like they were over- sensitive. I ignored those symptoms. However, the next day, my legs began to twitch. It began with the place right above my both knees twitching uncontrollably and...
  5. K

    ALS symptoms?

    Hi all, 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...
  6. N

    Could this be ALS?

    Good evening. After reading the stickies, I am still left with some questions. Here’s where I am at— 1. I have had body-wide twitching for about 6 weeks. It seems to be mostly in my legs now, with some in my face , back, and arms (not often). The twitching occurs on both sides. Some days...
  7. ShiftKicker

    For Canadians interested in Radicava

    The CADTH (independent advisory body Health Canada consulted with) has published its recommendations on Edaravone use in Canada based on their research and consultations with ALS patients, caregivers and other health professionals. From ALS Canada The report can be found here...
  8. P

    Questions

    Hello everyone thank you for reading this and I appreciate all the responses. Back in October i really honed in on my twitches, as in I googled. I’ve always had my twitches but after googling of course my head was down in a spiral. I’ve seen 3 PCP at my universal hospital and they all tested...
  9. P

    Questions

    Hello everyone thank you for reading this and I appreciate all the responses. Back in October i really honed in on my twitches, as in I googled. I’ve always had my twitches but after googling of course my head was down in a spiral. I’ve seen 3 PCP at my universal hospital and they all tested...
  10. J

    Scared about atypical ALS onset

    Hello I have come accross this forum and am astounded by the positive attitude and supportive nature of those diagnosed with this disease towards others. Not to mention the determination held by so many to continue living as normal a life as possible. I find you all truly inspirational. I...
Top