myoclonus

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boxer22

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Is this part of ALS? Body jerks like the kind when you are falling asleep but your not asleep when it happens? Thanks
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I am not certain, but I believe myoclonus is not as significant a symptom in als as it is in other conditions. However, clonus is one of the symptoms of als. In neurology they distinguish between clonus and myoclonus.
 
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