- Jul 18, 2020
- North Hollywood
Hey everyone, l wont to tell my story. I am 63 years old .My first simptoms begins in late in 2013, in my work l couldnt jump with two legs equaly. Then 4 , 5 months later l have walking and running difficulty. Late in 2014 l have first foot drop then after 8 months second foot drop.no crump no twitching. Olso l noticed thigh muscles atrophy very simmetricaly .in 2015 April I have emg there was written polyradycoulopathy or motor neuron diseas. I didn't see any neurologist , with that paper l go first appointment , that neurologist only look at paper and said you have als.and that day I go to deep depression. Then Sept in 2015 I go neurologist in kaiser he did again emg test , blood test mry., and give diagnoses als. But l have only legs problems and no upper motor neuron sing. In 2017 I go USC als reaserch center dr beyduin. He did emg and said no als but i dont know what. In 2018 i went kaser to my first neurologist , he said l dont know what.then l go kaiser als center the doctor said pma. I walk with can late in 2016, and with walker in 2018. Right now I walking with walker, but not going out , l don't want to go out.