I finally had my EMG.
Muscles tested were muscles of the four limbs.
I have a doubt. I forgot to say to the neuro who made the EMG that I see some alterations in the thenar muscles of the left hand, so the only hand muscle tested (left and right) was the first dorsal...
In 2012 fasciculations started. I also have pin and needles and some other little things. Went to the neurologist, he did some tests and diagnosed me with BFS. Slowly my worries disappeared and I went on with my live. I'm 42 years old now and a mum of 4 kids.
But... since 2014 I got some...
Having a difficult day. More progression and the grief that goes with every loss is hard to deal with. I know I m depressed but I m still handling everything. My pals depends on me and I want to be strong for him, and be the caregiver he deserves. I m frightened and overwhelmed, it is all...
I first started having symptoms 3 years ago. It started with a little left leg weakness and fatigue. My PCP said I was just getting old and that being tired was a symptom of every disease.
Over the course of 3 years my left leg got weaker and weaker, and the fatigue continued. My PCP...
First, let me preface this by saying I am 100% a hypochondriac. I constantly think something is wrong with me and even if someone says something jokingly to me (which is how this whole ALS suspicion started) I freak out about it. To be honest, I haven't seen my doctor about these issues yet as...
Hi everyone and thanks for taking the time to read my post. I am currently crippled by the fear that my worsening symptoms suggest ALS. For a time I put them down to anxiety but I can no longer accept that explanation as everything just seems too coincidental.
It all started in August- I...
Marry Christmas Everyone!
Sorry for the long post and bad English. To know my story you have to know a bit of my background.
I was born in the Congo and lived there until age 7. I just turned 30 and things haven't been going to well personally to be honest. As you may or may not know, Congo...
twitching and clumsiness
First of all, I am really grateful for all the help of you, PALS and CALS, provide to us that are still lost in our medical conditions, and I respect you immensely for that.
In August, my first symptomes occured. After a spasm that woke me up, my middle finger on my right foot started...
I'm 27 years old, female an environmental engineer.
On September, i had weakness on my left arm and then twitches under my foot. Neuro ordered an EMG test, i had EMG on november 9th. Results was clear, i started psychological therapy but i hadn't use drugs, i take only the therapy...
Please bear with me here.
I am 39, male. Weight trained very seriously since 16 and in the summer weighed about 250lb. I have always been in perfect health until this year. Back in August I started getting muscle twitches randomly across my body and pretty bad fatigue, along with tight...