1. S

    Scared to Enlist because of ALS

    Hey guys, let me just give you some background before I post. I’m a hypochondriac, and for the past two months I’ve feared als. I’ve had no weakness and a clean neurological exam. My only real symptom is twitching and perceived weakness/atrophy. Anyways, I guess I’m mostly posting to ask what...
  2. S

    Genuinely Concerned

    Hello! So my concern started about two months ago when I was 5 minutes in exercise and suddenly my arms became heavy to the point it was hard for me to even pick up my water .(and yes I ate well that day and was hydrated). This has happened before and I had ignored it, but this time I felt like...
  3. pdcraig

    Need some advice and a bit of a ramble

    It's been a long time since I last posted. My PALS is still hanging in, defying all predictions. It's sometimes hard to believe it's been over 5 years. He's reached the point where swallowing is a real issue. No PEG, he won't consent. He's saying he is choking on his saliva all the time. When I...
  4. affected

    do I?

    I've been really worried for a while and just have to post and ask your expert opinion as I'm sure you can all help me. One of the most experienced people here already expressed concern about my tongue on seeing this so I'm really scared! Can you see atrophy here, is it twitching?
  5. T

    very concerned I have ALS

    I am a 44 year old female with two year old twin daughters. A little background on me, I have had muscle twitches all over my body since I was 19. They have come and gone without any problems. I just notice them and I am otherwise healthy. Lately they have gotten worse and more consistent...
  6. M

    Awkward walking.

    Hello everyone, thank you for your time and response in advance. I've been scared of getting als for a few months, read post, searched threads. The reason I'm here now is because a few weeks ago I started have a weird gait. When I walk I feel like I have to pick my right leg up to walk, like...
  7. T

    17 years old scared I have als

    Hey all Im very sacred I have a possiblity of als I’ve been having twitches all over my body and they stop sometimes my index finger has bent inwards for apparent reason I also get a very tight chest sometimes at random times and struggle to breathe I also feel like I need to yawn all the time...
  8. J

    Year Long Problems

    Where do i begin? I am so scared at this point. Docs have freaked out about my situation. Been seeing a neuro as well for a while and he has seen "changes". My name is Juan Vela am 36 Years old. Have been married to my wife since i was 20 and love her more than anything. Have three healthy...
  9. B

    32 Year Old Caucasian Male

    Hi All, This is my first time here. I will begin to tell you my story: On December 7th I came down with Influenza Type A. I had fever for 5 days and was prescribed Tamiflu on day 2. Right around that time I noticed a small pain in my left armpit - it felt like I pulled something. A few...