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  1. G

    Father had Als concerned I do too

    Hello everyone, just want to say I am a firm believer of Jesus. So my symptoms started as having a hard time taking a deep breath and gasping for air. I went to the ER they took a chest xray and said it was asthma, they prescribed me a 6 day supply of steroids and sent me on my way. I took the...
  2. KimT

    Something Positive

    After looking back on some of the posts I've started, I thought it would be nice to share something positive. I made my doctor a promise that I would start to do things for myself that I enjoy while I still can. Today I got a long, luxurious pedicure and manicure. They lasted over three...
  3. S

    Im really Worried!

    Hello im 2,3 im a newbie to this forum but please hear me out to help get rid of my anxiety since i overthink all the time, So lately I've been have muscle twitches and jerks all over my body mostly when resting do the jerks happen and i feel my muscles spasm or twitch all over. But recently...
  4. KimT

    Pain

    In February I noticed my right knee started to hurt after exercising in pool. Just sitting on a noodle and peddling it like a bicycle (same as I had been doing for last year). I also continued walking on a treadmill for 10 minutes (1/2 mile) each morning, sometimes on a slight incline to get...
  5. T

    “70% of a nerves fibers die before you feel weakness. An EMG will detect that process

    This was on the stickies. Where did this info come from? Im in the process lf being checked out neurologically and ALS is not off the table. I passed my first EMG done a month ago but since then, I’ve experienced localized fasiculations (2 weeks straight) and after it finally stopped, my left...
  6. R

    Back on here after a long time

    Hi All, My last post on here was almost 2 years ago, about the time i was having my 4th EMG, which came out clear of any serious issues, i wont lie and say everything went back to normal after that, i did have my bouts of weakness, twitching, new symptoms etc etc but since September 2017 ive...
  7. J

    Sacred about symptoms and hoping to get feedback

    Hi everyone, I'm a new member. This forum has been very helpful for me in recent weeks, and I was hoping to get some insight on my symptoms. I apologize in advance for the long explanation: My symptoms started in early November 2017 when I noticed my upper lip began to twitch. It also felt...
  8. K

    Extreme dysphagia, diagnosed with "unspecified autoimmune", would like some input

    Extreme dysphagia, diagnosed with "unspecified autoimmune", would like some input I have done the math, and I'm a statistician - getting diagnosed with ALS is extremely rare. For someone like me, younger than 30 (I am 29), it's even more rare. On top of that, "bulbar onset ALS" is an additional...
  9. S

    Expertise needed

    All, I am looking for a little input from you kind folks. I will try to be brief. I am a 55 year old male currently in hospital suffering with a NMD which is yet undefined. History: 9 weeks ago I noticed faciculations in my left calf and a few days later it was in right calf. I was already...
  10. C

    update

    Hi, I just want to post. Yesterday I come back after check up with emg specialist. So sumarry: - 2,5 years with symptoms. -Brisk reflex overall -stiffnes in libs( after I take prednisone it`s gone, after stoping the steroids it`s back) -symmetrical muscle atrophy in hads and wrst -summetrical...
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