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    Is this Bulbar PLS/ALS?

    Hi so to start with I’m male age 26 So a few months ago I got rapid heartbeat tachycardia (I know not often a symptom of MND), They found no cardiac explanation, then started getting muscle twitches which I still get sometimes, again no obvious explanation. I noticed a panting in my throat...
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    Eyelid twitching leading to eyelid disfunction?

    Hi! I havent been officially diagnosed yet, however this is NOT a "do I have ALS" post. They've done all the tests and, as I'm told, are just waiting to see if umn signs develop. Anyway, on to my question... my symptoms began with eyelid twitching. I'm completely terrified that this means my...
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    Controversial neuro exam

    Thank you in advance for reading my post and apologies if some of my questions are not consistent with the sticky notes. I am 27, male. For the past four months I have perceived weakness and feeling of numbness in left arm and leg which tend to come and go. The numbness is usually more...
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    Scared out of my mind, please help me.

    Brief history: I'm a 27 year old guy currently living in Denmark. about 2 months ago I felt fasciculations in my upper left chest during rest, which happened several times the following days, however only when at rest. I cannot recall when the 'shaking' started in my left leg and when it...
  5. K

    Just want your support...

    You’re all going to think I’m crazy..I know. I promise I’m not chasing this disease. I just want support through my journey. I just want to ask if I could hang around here with all of you, I love all of you. Your stories inspire me and talking to you all makes me feel so much less pain. It helps...
  6. Kristina1

    jaw clenching

    Lately I'm having a lot of involuntary jaw clenching. Does anyone know if this is just stress or if it is another random UMN thing? I have a LOT of cramps, over-active reflexes, spasticity etc. Is this another thing like that, or just stress induced? The reason I ask is because I think I...
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    Can B12 deficiency cause all these symptoms/signs?

    Hi, I'm a realtively old member of the DIHALS forum, so I'll try to be as straightforward as possible to recap the basics: My father passed away from PBP at the of 56. No other family member had MND, and he encountered both head trauma and large amounts of diesel exhaust. I've had widespread...
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    For Teapot Drip Haters

    Want to know "why" teapots drip? Cut and paste the following: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/6454568/How-to-stop-a-teapot-dribbling.html. For more mechanical ways, see photos: Does anyone own Jewel Ware pots in the autumn pattern? Quite popular - introduced -1933...
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    Likely ALS diagnosis, extensive analysis

    My father was diagnosed with an ALS or a very similar condition. He was treated in a third world country, which cannot pride itself with very advanced diagnostics, so I thought that it would be worth to ask for a second opinion online. I'll try to be very concise. 60 year old, male, 80kg...
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    strange sympthoms with ALS

    Hi everyone, I truly hope all the best to all of you and families. First sorry for my bad English I have the beginning symptoms of ALS about 6 months before , and diagnosed with ALS 1 months ago by EMG when I visited my neurologist (UMN and LMN he said). My scores ALSFRS-R is 46, only right...
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