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    Left quadricep weakness and ALS

    Hello everyone and thanks for this forum, for the opportunity to ask all the worrisome questions. :) Here are mine Well, it might be not exactly a question for me after all) I'm afraid I've got ALS because I've noticed I can't move my left thigh muscles (around vastus medialis, I think) It's...
  2. D

    Help/advice about symptoms please!

    Hi everyone. I have read through so many threads before joining and I think this board is a wealth of knowledge and a breath of fresh air from all of the scary stuff on google. I’d love it if you could offer advice on my symptoms, which seem a bit quirky to me. Any feedback is greatly...
  3. Nikki J

    Boston Marathon

    ALSONE is a designated charity for 2019. This means they have a certain number of entries for their team that do not need to be BAA qualified. If any CALS or friends are interested in running and fundraising contact ALSONE I always wanted to run Boston!
  4. J

    Potential ALS Question

    I'm a 47 year old male. In May, I noticed a tremor with movement in my hands. My initial diagnosis was Essential Tremor. Over the past few weeks my symptoms have increased. Today all my symptoms include tremor with movement, shaky feelings and fasciculations in legs, abdomen, and arms, and...
  5. D

    Sore in mind and body

    Hi all Firstly, you are all incredible and the way you put up with the clinically anxious is astounding. I have over the last two years had significant health challenges, since developing severe Sepsis, which resulted in kidney and respiratory failure. Since that time I have undoubtedly...
  6. KimT

    Physical Therapy

    I had my first appointment with the physical therapist today. I was with him for an hour and a half and he did a thorough evaluation. He has worked with MS patients (one was there at the time I signed in) and he actually requested more information about ALS. He understood the disease but...
  7. K

    Couple of questions - hopefully not daft!

    Hi - and first off thanks for reading. I may be in the wrong place, but a potted history: a 49 year old man with no medical history, but twitching in a number of locations (mainly calves, foot-arches, upper arms, back and sometimes tongue) for c. 10 months. Had a neuro exam about 3 months...
  8. V

    Scary symptoms, waiting for neuro appointments

    Hi everyone, I am a 30 yr old who has been having some worrying symptoms for the last 5-6 months. I have been to my GP who referred me to a neurologist, and I have an appointment in a couple of months. I post hoping that someone has some input on my symptoms, and to see if they sound familiar to...
  9. A

    I don't know what this is...

    Hi, Maybe I'm being hypersensitive to everything that's going on in my body - maybe I'm just getting "old" (I just turned 32) and don't know how my body is supposed to feel. I was running pretty well the last few months, training for my half marathon. I sprained my ankle and took about 2...
  10. B

    Jurassic Animal Terrorizes Jogger

    *"French prankster Remi Gaillard's most recent prank involves a dinosaur, a dinosaur egg and a man out for a jog who gets the heck scared out of him. *As the man is calmly running down a path, another man dressed as an explorer comes flying out of the woods bobbling a massive ‘dinosaur’ egg in...
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