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  1. M

    Rushed ALS Diagnosis ??

    First off, my heart goes out to all of you. You are so incredibly brave and generous with sharing your time, experience and support. My husband walked into a neurologist's office with symmetrical muscle weakness and walked out with a diagnosis of ALS. Some background - My husband is 51 and...
  2. M

    25 year old. Possible ALS?

    Hi everyone; let me introduce myself. My name is Yasmin and I am a 25 year old female. I hate that I’ve come here and I wish I didn’t get to this point because I feel absolutely awful for doing so but the anxiety ended me up in the hospital and I am at my lowest point with this fear or...
  3. W

    Questions on testing

    Thank you for taking the time to read what I have going on. I am a 44 years old mom of two adult children and a 10 year old. Last month, my boss called an ambulance and had me taken to the hospital because I was having problems talking, couldn’t swallow and couldn’t lift my leg and I panicked...
  4. F

    Would really appreciate some advice

    Firstly, I'm keenly aware what some of you are going thorough, and I'm in awe that you all still give advice and aid to others. A truly good sign of humans overall. Thank you. And I wish nothing but goodness to you all. I'm terrified I have ALS. My main symptoms are arm/leg weakness, some...
  5. I

    A question if you don't mind

    Background: I've seen PCP, I've Seen a Neurologist. I have been prescribed a blood test, and EEG and an EMG. The EMG is sort of on hold right now because we are having trouble finding a place that accepts my insurance. I presented to the ER 3 days after Christmas with a pain in my head and...
  6. S

    No diagnosis - Nervous after 6 months

    I’m concerned about my symptoms I’ve been facing them for just under 6 months. Let me start out by saying that my life is very stressful. I manage about 500 people all over the world. The ups and downs of corporate politics are very impactful and my stress level in the last 6 months has been...
  7. K

    Twitching/ vibrating/humming

    So the beginning of this saga began 11 years ago with stroke. Lesion located on my left Thalamus/ brainstem. Right leg has constant burning, aching, pins & needles, feels like someone tapping my right foot. That’s past history. Approximately 5months ago my right foot began twitching, then...
  8. opusensemble

    I guess this is for real

    Dear friends, My story so far was an impressive story of fight for survival. 5 years ago I had a severe adverse reaction to an antidepressant and became bedridden and in extreme suicidal agony for 4 long years. My research was too incredible and extense to condense in a thick collection of...
  9. J

    Struggling but trying to be realistic

    I have talked myself out of posting here 100 times. I have read all the stickies and am well aware of what they are saying and am trying to wrap my head around believing them. With that being said here is what is going on with me 33 yr old female with a precious 1 year old girl. 6 mos ago I...
  10. B

    Potential ALS Diagnosis

    Hello all! I'm posting about my Mother-in-law who has received a potential diagnosis of ALS, but is being sent to a specialist here in Atlanta to confirm. It started in June with back pain/trouble walking and a very slight slurred speech. I'm not sure everyone would have noticed her speech at...
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