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  1. W

    Questions on testing

    Thank you for taking the time to read what I have going on. I am a 44 years old mom of two adult children and a 10 year old. Last month, my boss called an ambulance and had me taken to the hospital because I was having problems talking, couldn’t swallow and couldn’t lift my leg and I panicked...
  2. T

    Symptom Questions from 35/m

    Hello, I hope you are well or as well as possible. Thank you for checking this thread and thank you for making this section of the forum. It must be very difficult for some members. Your patience for those of us with questions is greatly appreciated. I've refrained from ALS symptom-checking on...
  3. T

    Familial ALS continued

    Hello- For the backstory on this thread, please see the original Familial ALS posting. Perhaps a moderator can combine these two? We have received the gentetic testing results from my husbands brother, who had ALS-like neuromuscular degeneration combined with a family tree with many ALS and...
  4. KarenNWendyn

    Biology research project

    There was a biology student who was studying equilibrium in sea birds with a specific focus on terns. He proposed that giving measured doses of THC (from, of course, marijuana) and observing their flight patterns would give some insight to the problems of equilibrium in three dimensional space...
  5. D

    Bulbar ALS?

    Thanks to you all for taking the time to read this post and answer my questions. I'm a 42 year old Male. For the past month my tongue has felt extremely swollen and sometimes sore towards the back. Occasionally I will get tingly/crawling feelings on the side. It is difficult for me to...
  6. Jhettinger

    SOCIAL SECURITY FIRST VISIT Questions

    SOCIAL SECURITY FIRST VISIT They said it was an identity check . Nothing else i am vet 63 years young, ALS Diagnosed May 2016 quit working last year still fighting
  7. M

    Questions about symptoms

    Hi everyone. I am posting here for the second time, my first thread being that I was due for an EMG. The neurologist I went to here in South Africa deemed it unnecessary, although he did zero tests for any muscle weakness and is by no means an expert on ALS. He was extremely dismissive and did...
  8. F

    Concerned after initial neuro exam

    Hello, everyone. I was just wondering if I would be able to get some feedback and opinions from the wonderful people on this forum. I realize you guys get a lot of questions regarding things don't seem to be related to ALS, so I apologize in advance if I go down the same path. First of all, I...
  9. N

    Worried? Should I go back to neuro?

    Hey all, my background is that I am a 57 year old man with no history of neurological disease in my family other than my mother has Alzheimer's. For the last year or two, I've been experiencing weakness in my upper back. I've always been healthy and fit and when I go to the gym these days I...
  10. K

    Left Leg Anomalies

    Hi All First of all thank you for all of your support and taking the time to answer our questions and helping us understand what to make of our symptoms. My situation started in early January where I was having sharp, pin like pain in my left thigh - I blamed it on exercise at first but now...
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