... Have you had any viruses, or have you had a flu shot preceding yiur spasms and twitching? ... (14 replies)
... My first EMG was 18 months ago and clean. I had one 6 months later by another doctor and the results showed many fasciculations. I never got a copy of the report. It was a doctor I went to on a whim. ... (14 replies)
... A little weakness in his left leg. In particular, the foot and calf. ... (14 replies)
... You are correct. I have not been diagnosed with ALS. I have twitching bodywide, vibrations and muscle cramping 24/7.
Has bee 20 months since my first visit to a neurologist. I am on Gabapentin with a low dose effexor for sensory symptoms as well as the cramping.
Do you have any neutomuscular disease in your fanily history? Do you have weskness or just peeceived?
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... I am 42 years old. I wrote wrong earlier when I wrote muscle spasms, but I have not. What I have is muscle twitching, sore muscles, vibration and more. Medications I stand on today's metroprolol and Sobril. ... (14 replies)
... I'll try to keep this short and sweet. ... (18 replies)
... Hi, Sorry to hear about your twitching. I had a brother who had ALS for 9 years before he succumbed to the disease. He was a young father when diagnosed at 31. I cared for him until his death in the mid 1990's. ... (3 replies)
... Hi! I am a 23 year old female graduate student. For the past 5 months, I have been experiencing all over muscle twitching. Sometimes it is visible and a pulsing feeling, and other times it feels like a worm is crawling under my skin. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Mandy, I lost a sister to ALS and I can tell you that symptoms with the tongue and speech , are in the final stages of the disease. First stage is legs and the ability to walk. No Pain . Then the use of the arms and then speech and swallowing . Finally Heart and or Lung Failure . ... (23 replies)
... No, although exhibiting some of the same symptoms, ALS and BFS are two distinctly separate illnesses. ... (14 replies)
... do i have als or bfs and what do they mean? ... (14 replies)
... The difference between BFS and ALS is simple...and profound. ... (14 replies)
... Just wondering if anyone is versed in the difference between als and bfs. I have had problems with twitching on different parts of my body for the last 7 months or so. ... (14 replies)
... I have for the past week and a half been experiencing twitches in my limbs well they can be anywhere to be precise my Right leg and arm dont feel like they used to no weakness or anything but my right arm does seem to get tired faster and its my dominant arm. ... (1 replies)
... e I thought did not do a thorough enough test. Keep in mind that these doctors are very, very smart. Neuroogists were the smartest kids in school. They can spot ALS the moment you walk in the door. That is a slight exaggeration, but one actually told me that. ... (9 replies)
... ble autoimmune or other diseases negative, including Western Blot Lyme. EMG's have shown some cranial nerve damage, no peripheral nerve damage. No cramps, no twitching other than eyes, no difficulty walking, no perceptible weakness anywhere. Take no prescription drugs except low dose for high blood pressure. ... (1 replies)
... I'm also cramp in my hands and arms to.. ... (40 replies)
... I had a emg a couple months ago on my left calf and thigh done by a neuromuscular specialist and said it was clean he didn't give any more details other than it was clean. ... (40 replies)
... I have had a very trying 6 months and need some feedback. Six months ago I began having a host of very strange symptoms. ... (10 replies)
... The slow progressive forms of ALS are very rare.... and ALS is rare as it is. There are MANY things that can cause muscle tightness and twitching. You could simply have allergic muscles. You could be allergic to food or something in the air. Mold allergies can cause that..gluten can cause that.. ... (40 replies)