1. C

    Please Help with symptoms

    Hey everyone, I’ve been doing lots of research and not getting good information from my doctors - and it’s gotten to a point where I’m getting extremely anxious/scared and just need help and opinions from others. So I suffer from muscle atrophy and weakness in my left side (notably my left...
  2. F

    Could this be ALS?

    I will try to make this brief. Symptoms: *. Muscle twitching: started out in a few places about a month ago. Then increased all over. Now has decreased but in more specific spots (calves, thighs, abdomen, shoulder area). It seems almost as if the twitching is moving from lower body to...
  3. R

    Worried Teacher

    Hello, I am worried that I might have ALS. I am a 27 year old female. My first symptoms began about 1 month ago with weakness in my arms. About 12 days ago I began having twitching throughout my body. The twitching began everywhere including, arms, legs, hands, back, stomach, butt. Over the...
  4. K

    Club membership at hand

    Well, damn. My local neurologist, after two months of elimination tests, has now indicated likely NMD, with ALS being the most likely candidate. He basically kicked the can down the road and referred me to Dr. Pulley at Jacksonville Shands. We see him in late April for a second EMG and opinion...
  5. C

    Concerned about leg weakness and other symptoms.

    I'm hesitant to post here because of the seriousness of the disease in which I'm extremely anxious over, but I need guidance: I've been battling a bulging disc in my lower back since 2007 that gets irritated a few times a year. Flash back to middle of February and I aggravated it again, but...
  6. C

    Really need advice...leg weakness & other symptoms.

    I'm hesitant to post this as I know this is a very serious disease to be anxious over, but I'm very worried. I've been battling a bulging disc in my lower back since 2007 that gets irritated a few times a year. Flash back to middle of February and I aggravated it again, but then again went to...
  7. L

    Als fears

    Hello everyone. I'm new on here have alot of fears and anxiety about ALS. I have not been diagnosed. I've had four opinions from 4 different doctors that say I do not have that. I do have an EMG schedule in 3 weeks. I've been having a lot of pain in my legs feet arms. I would say minimal...
  8. A


    I'm sorry to be posting this but I'd hugely appreciate your insights. I'm a 47 year old man. My first issues was noticing my watch falling off my left arm, which provoked me to notice decreased muscle mass in both forearms. This has been followed by very noticeable loss of muscle mass in both...
  9. J

    spasms, weakness in bicep

    Hello ALS Community, Thank you for taking the time to read my post. I am curious if this description resonates with any of you: I am in the process of being worked up for possible ALS (EMG study in a week). My neurologist is suspicious of ALS, but is also considering other possible causes of...
  10. M

    Young male bulbar symptoms

    I posted two years ago but was unable to post on that thread but it had been closed. During the time between then and now for the most part I was able to move on from my fears of ALS. However that has changed recently as I have developed a mild slur, not noticed by normal folks but was...
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