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... throat are a possible symptom of ALS, but I've never heard of this being the case. I'm not sure if it's the same as having twitches in your calf muscle. Any thoughts or guideance here? ... (6 replies)
... ts then they will tell her yes it is in fact ALS. Ofcourse with our family history we already have our gut feeling. Some of the early signs in our family is the muscle twitches and dragging of the left foot it progresses to the right hand weakness and atrophy in the left calf area. ... (6 replies)
... Cramer - you need to relax. You mentioned your age and life is just beginning for you. I have PLS - and has disabled me within the last 4 years. I'm always positive and I feel wonderful. It's all about how you handle things. I suggest that you find a different doctor and get a second option. If a new doctor tells you that you don't have ALS - then get on with life and... (5 replies)

... This is not a medical statement and I am not calling you a hypochondriac because that definition fits people who enjoy poor health not those who are afraid of it, but Sometimes when we are worried about a situation that we feel we can not face, we will develop physical symptoms that will actually occur in places that describe what is going on. For instance, if a man feels he... (5 replies)
... You know from reading your post you sound like me to a tee. Except for my percieved weakness is in my leg. It comes and goes and I go around sprinting up the stairs and walking on my toes and heels. I even have my wife hold my leg down and lift it just to prove I can do it! I had an EMG and it came out clean as well as the test. I am 34. For what it is worth here is what... (5 replies)
... e then and has helped my anxiety some but I just cannot seem to get the thought of having a terrible disease out of my head. With that siad, I really do feel the twitches at times and I really do feel the weakness but I am so torn as to whether or not its serious. ... (1 replies)
... e then and has helped my anxiety some but I just cannot seem to get the thought of having a terrible disease out of my head. With that siad, I really do feel the twitches at times and I really do feel the weakness but I am so torn as to whether or not its serious. ... (1 replies)
... e then and has helped my anxiety some but I just cannot seem to get the thought of having a terrible disease out of my head. With that siad, I really do feel the twitches at times and I really do feel the weakness but I am so torn as to whether or not its serious. ... (5 replies)
... mostly in the calves and feet, but also in the thighs. I occasionally feel twitches in both arms, but not nearly as frequent. I was on vacation and we had just driven 700 miles in a car to get there. ... (2 replies)
... I have not noticed any weakness or hoarseness or clumbsiness. Just very achy calf and shin and thigh gets very tight in front and hamstring area. Sometimes in both legs. ... (2 replies)
... I've had an MRI, cervical, no contrast, and an EMG. The EMG showed fibs and fascis in every muscle in my arms, from shoulders down, "scarce" fibs in one lower leg, and no problem in my tongue. ... (1 replies)
... please someone talk to me, I suddenly feel tremors all over my body but that is when I start thinking about this and my anxiety level is trough the roof, have no muscle waisting I have a sudden terming of weakness in my arms and legs like of I'm gonna faint but I think its anxiety related,..help. ... (7 replies)
... thanks a lot for this. i wish i had had the courage to read this post when i was having some major issues with twitching a week or two ago. i had practically convinced myself i had ALS. the anxiety probably just made my twitching worse. it is gradually subsiding and has become easier to manage. (10 replies)
... It usually starts with a small twitch in a finger or an eye lid or in the calf of the leg and just won't go away. ... (10 replies)
... lid twitches for several months before the computer typing marathon. Then, for two days staight, I had nearly constant twitches in my calves and then a few elsewhere on my body. ... (3 replies)
... eventually the sciatic nerve became irritated. I saw a chiro with no relief and progressive weakness in calf and toes. Then started the nerve twitching only in that leg. ... (3 replies)




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