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  1. A

    Young with symptoms

    Hi all, Thank you for taking the time to read this. I will be as clear as can be: I am 23 years old. In late May, I noticed a reduction on the size of my right arm. In the gym this was accompanied by a reduction in strength. Motions such as curling and pulling felt as though certain muscles...
  2. C

    Benign cramp fasciculation syndrome?

    Hello, I am new to this site and appreciate yalls voices on other ppls concerns. I've been having fasciculations since August 2016 and cramps in my lower legs and ankle muscles and some occasionally on my forearms. I've had 3 emgs done and the first said early motor nueropathy but cldnt rule out...
  3. KarenNWendyn

    A collective tribute to all you CALS

    I hope you CALS out there don't mind the occasional PALS crashing your forum. I just want to thank you all collectively for all you do and have done for your PALS. Reading your threads definitely gives me a perspective seeing it from your side. Please take care of yourselves, continue to...
  4. R

    Life update

    Hi everyone, I haven't posted on this forum in over a year now and I've been missing it in my life! My dad was diagnosed with ALS 2 years ago (age 57), and it was around mid-last year that I discovered this forum. It allowed me to connect with people also affected by the disease, who understood...
  5. chally

    Pulmonary test

    Well yesterday I went for pulmonary test dr ordered. Thought it was for a new read on FVC but turns out it was for MIP and MEP basically the input pressure and expatory pressure which read as MIP 45%__47 MEP 22%__ 43. Had blood gas reading pCO2. 41.4 mmHg To me their just numbers but dr...
  6. M

    Terrified; please help!

    Hi everyone, I'll try to be brief as I am very upset right now and my wording will probably be jumbled (also, not native English speaker). So, I'm 25, female and about 2-3 weeks ago, I started noticing muscle twitches in my right calf. Eventually, I would notice them somewhere else but the...
  7. T

    Concerned about symptoms

    hello to all Last time I posted here I got very negative responses for my concerns, I still don't understand why. I just want your opinions, I have aspbergers and I'm not good at being polite? I'm sorry if I'm rude or I say wrong things but I don't understand. my left hip hasn't felt normal for...
  8. J

    Concerning symptoms, losing hope

    Hi all, Thank you in advance for taking the time to read this. I am going to do my best to keep this succinct. Any help and feedback is tremendously appreciated. Here is what's going on: In 2011 I lost my mother to ALS. In 2009 my grandmother passed away from MS. I am 26 years old, and...
  9. U

    Thanks to moderators

    Thanks to everyone who has worked hard answering on this forum. I have ongoing symptoms and my doctor has referred me to a Neurologist. Main symptoms include, tingling/pins and needles in legs, 2 numb toes (feeling comes and goes) and severe 'twitching' in right thigh (noticeable even through...
  10. A

    Upset Rant

    Hi All, I'm having a really down day and need some help... and probably hugs.. i don't know. Here's a bit about us: My husband had his first symptoms 5 years ago in his calf muscles. Since then it pretty much stayed where it started, calf muscles. His toes are slightly affected, his knees a...
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