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  1. D

    calf weakness, twitching and hand symptoms

    Hi everyone. I've been having a lot of muscle twitches mostly in my calf areas and thighs but all over as well. Also my left calf feels weaker than my right even though I can still walk around on my tip toes and heels on both feet. Another thing I noticed is that it is difficult to straighten...
  2. S

    Significant artrophy left leg

    I am norwegian, so my english may be a bit wierd. I am a 33 year old woman. I was diagnosed with reumatoid arhritis in 2014. It has affected my left knee and ancle pretty bad. I have had multiple steroid injections, but the inflammation has been bad and ongoing for almost 5 year now. So I am...
  3. KarenNWendyn

    A duck walks into a bar

    A duck walks into a bar and asks, "Got any grapes?" The bartender, confused, tells the duck no. The duck thanks him and leaves. The next day, the duck returns and asks, "Got any grapes?" Again, the bartender tells him, "No -- the bar does not serve grapes, has never served grapes and...
  4. F

    No diagnosis but something is off

    Dear all, thank you very much for taking the time to read this and I wish all of you the very best. I have read the stickies and I know that a lot points away from ALS, however my neurologist cannot really tell me what is going on so I thought I'd ask. I don't know if it is related but in...
  5. M

    25 years old - BFS has become something more - please help

    Hello all and thank you in advance. My name is Mike. I'm 25 years old, turning 26 next month. Surprisingly, in the face of what I wholeheartedly believe is an onset of ALS, I'm doing an okay job of trying to stay calm, but still very worried. I've always had an odd anatomy. God gave me a bit...
  6. KarenNWendyn

    Doctor - patient jokes

    Patient: Doctor, what should I do if my temperature goes up a point or more? Doctor: Sell! Patient: Doctor, you've gotta help me. I eat apples, apples later come out into the toilet. I eat bananas, bananas come out. Doctor: That's easy. Eat shit. Patient: Doctor, Doctor, I broke my arm in...
  7. S

    Went to Neurologist Yesterday

    Hi Everyone: I am a 33 yo female. I am scared I might have ALS. My right toe started twitching after initially developing exercise intolerance and cold feet. My knees felt tight from behind and I was having a muscle spasm in my right knee/thigh. I still get that spasm upon too much...
  8. 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...
  9. J

    I am terrified.

    For the past 2 and a half weeks my life has felt like a complete nightmare. In late September I started a different workout for the first time in a long time, bar lunges, everything was fine and then a few days later my legs started twitching. At first i nudged it off and just frowned upon it...
  10. C

    scared and need to vent.

    I have all the symptoms, increasingly bulbar to be specific. I have been in and out of the hospital the past couple of weeks, I have the follow-up appointment with Neuro on Wednesday. The first time he saw me he took ten minutes and then told me it was probably stress. I know why its because I...

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