1. J

    Scared, Need Info and Help

    Hi All, I'm sending positive thoughts to all. I read the stickie but I have questions. I have had a foot twitch start after I saw my neurologist, it is persistent, but I have twitches elsewhere too (that are not persistent). I am very very nervous. My nerologist tested my reflexes (normal), I...
  2. D

    Should I be concerned?

    Good morning, I'm new to this forum as a member, but have reading you for a while and know enough to be really scared. I am female of 32 years old, with neuro symptoms for two and a half years. Since than I have been to two neuromuscular neurologist several times. Prior these symptoms ( 9...
  3. I

    Should I be worried

    Hello everybody! I have been thinking about this for two weeks and I really cant let it go. My mind is ruined because of all thinking. I sleep extremely bad I can not talk to anyone and I always have a lump in my throat because of all the concerns. I never thought I would be here and write in...
  4. M

    Concerned , been sent for tests. What do they mean?

    Hi everyone. I just want to start by saying that I don’t want anyone to reply that it takes a lot of effort to do so . Save your energy. I don’t want to be a drain on anyone. With that out the way, I not so long ago posted a thread that I asked to be deleted as I felt my concerns were...
  5. L

    Quotes of Steven Wright

    The Quotes of Steven Wright: 1 - I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize. 2 - Borrow money from pessimists -- they don't expect it back. 3 - Half the people you know are below average. 4 - 99% of lawyers give the rest a bad name. 5 - 82.7% of all statistics are made up on the spot. 6 - A conscience...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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?
  10. 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...