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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Board Index
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... there can be problems swallowing liquids. This can be a presenting symptom of ALS but is less common than slurred speech due to the tongue normally being affected first. ... (4 replies)
... insertional activity on it's own isn't necessarily significant of anything. Fibrillations couples with positive sharp waves are indicative of acute denervation. Do you have a copy of the EMG with the muscle report on it? ... (6 replies)
Abnormal EMG
Jan 17, 2015
... ometimes trauma etc, and peripheral neuropathies such as seen in carpal tunnel syndrome, diabetes etc. These are generally normal in motor neuron disease such as ALS until late in the disease course where the absence of motor neurons causes decrease in the motor amplitude. ... (5 replies)

... Main symptom is dysphagia. I've had it very mildly for a year or so but about two weeks ago it crossed the line and now I have extreme difficulty swallowing liquids, especially water. I'm much better with solids but not great. ... (4 replies)
... That sort of "lactic acid" exhaustion "weakness" is not typical of the weakness seen in ALS. In ALS, the nerve just stops talking to the muscle and the muscle no longer works at all. ... (2 replies)
... One other thing I forgot to mention. The problems in your upper body sound very similar to pinched nerve symptoms. Have you had any sort of accident that may have affected your neck? ... (2 replies)
... feels like an effort. Almost like I've been varying something heavy and my arms are like jelly after. It's that sort of feeling. And my muscles twitch randomly. Not all the time and it only lasts a few seconds. Sometimes my legs feel like jelly. I also have a "wrist drop". ... (2 replies)
... ou did so, it could still be Lyme Disease. All of the symptoms you listed sound very much like what a lot of us Lymies go through on a daily basis. You can still have Lyme dormant in your body until something triggers it again. ... (3 replies)
... I have been having some symptoms that may or may not be in any way indicative of ALS but I am hoping to get some feedback here. ... (3 replies)
... The only thing that even vaguely evokes thoughts of ALS in your story is the gait disturbance. In ALS, however, the disturbance is due to muscle weakness that your neurologist would have easily found. ... (2 replies)
Help please!
Dec 17, 2014
... Well, ALS is a rare disease and for people under 30 it is almost vanishingly rare. You are more likely to get hit by a meteor than have ALS at age 27. ... (1 replies)
Help please!
Dec 16, 2014
... I can't get the thought of having ALS or MS out of my head. ... (1 replies)
... As I said, none of the "feeling" stuff is indicative of ALS at all nor is alternating legs or any of that. ... (6 replies)
... The symptoms of "feeling weak" and "feeling ill' don't have anything to do with ALS. ... (6 replies)
... My name is brandon im 27 gna be 28 tomorrow i have been dealing with this als scare for 3 months now because my body dosent feel right i just feel ill mentslly and physically legs feel weak arms and hands tounge looks atrophied twitches sometimes twitches everywhere so i went to see to nuerologists and both said i dont have als i have no hyperflexia no babinski no hoffmans i... (6 replies)
Very nervous
Nov 14, 2014
... There are roughly 30000 people in the US that have ALS at any one time. Of those, approximately 15 are less than 25 years old, so it is almost vanishingly rare at your age. ... (3 replies)
... what he thinks hes leaning towards mri of back spine neck because the shooting pains i get in my buttox to foot maybe sciatica, cause ive heard theres no pain in als so thats what he told me so hell call me later this week so what do u think chuckstr? ... (6 replies)
... Thank you so much chuckstr you sound so much like a expert i really appreciate it the time you took to reply but also i just wanted to add im seeing the nuerologist wich i sake a second opinion from a month ago wich he told me i have no chance of mnd im seeing him tuesday cause he wants the first neurologist i seen that performed the emg nov 11th he wants to c the emg readings... (6 replies)
... l blood work and urine samples which came up fine with normal blood pressure too. She also did a full physical, checking my heart, my reflexes you know what they do in a physical. ... (0 replies)
Do I Have ALS?
Sep 19, 2014
... I'm not sure what led you to believe you have ALS but nothing in your described symptoms sounds like it. ... (4 replies)




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