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... e it more consisting aly I think to feel a real Chang in my body but the pills I got are as big as a bar of soap lol so that's the only thing since a year so idk DO I HAVE ALS ? ... (0 replies)
... I met with my examining Neurologist and she said my EMG was normal but I had cervical radiculopathy and a few other minor things. I was focusing on ALS and she said you do NOT have ALS. So I will get a copy of the EMG report this week when I meet with her about MRI's. ... (12 replies)
... Just think EMG would not be normal any longer. I do not have atrophy, but twitching all over n cramps. She said clean EMG almost certainly not ALS. ... (17 replies)

... I hope you are doing ok. I have not been on boards much as they create great anxiety for me. I can not really offer any advice as my twitches have only occurred for three months. Everything I have read is that it is very unusual to have twitches or tremors first. ... (17 replies)
... After i did more research i realized it is very tough, but can be managed in most cases. Then my stinking neurologist said how everyone that walks in thinks they have ALS or MS. Then it put it in my mind. ... (12 replies)
ALS? Very Scared
Jul 1, 2015
... ion in my neck is back...but my legs still feel Charley Horsed. Sometimes I feel like I'm walking on a weird surface. It feels like my legs are heavy.I sometimes have pins and needles feeling in my legs, too. I saw another neurologist today. My exam was normal. He looked at the MRI of my brain and he said it was normal. ... (3 replies)
... its the actual results from the EMG as well as imaging tests, along with blood work looking for certain proteins which will point towards ALS. I should have actually said "one particular outcome", its not the test as much as it is the outcome. ... (12 replies)
Have I got als??
Jun 13, 2015
... Hi there, for the last 4 years I've been under constant worry about als! 4 years ago I used to be a boxer, and while I was not training for a fight I used to do a lot of weights, it was this period in 2011 that I noticed my left shoulder had dropped slightly! ... (4 replies)
Als symptoms?
Jun 22, 2015
... then a muscle under my armpit felt tight as I constantly felt it. My thumb twitches every so often but I can control it, I also feel like I have something in my neck, it doesn't cause problem swallowing though. ... (2 replies)
Possible ALS
May 20, 2015
... I'm not sure what you mean by unsteadiness. Do your legs feel unusually fatigued? ... (1 replies)
... ophies, myopathies such as CIDP, Kennedy's disease and adult spinal muscular atrophy. This is why I think its important to see a neuromuscular specialist as they have experience in evaluating these types of conditions. ... (10 replies)
... Chuck, as always, thank you for your response. I have not had an emg, the neuro said it wasn't worth it at this time as it would probably come back negative. ... (10 replies)
... You don't have ALS. Sensory symptoms like pain, tingling etc actually point away from ALS. ALS is a motor neuron disease which means the neurons that carry the signals for your muscles to move. ... (4 replies)
... ALS clinic at UCH, but it doesn't appear that he is an ALS expert per se. I think it is very wise to seek a second opinion from a top notch ALS expert. Houston Methodist has Stanley Appel who is nationally recognized as is Eva Feldman at Michigan and a few folks at the various Mayo clinics as well. ... (2 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)
... 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)
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)
... Hello so my husband was diagnosed with als about 6 months ago. we had been seeing doctors for an apparent balance issue due to an irregular gaited walk. Then came muscle twitching and muscle spasms. ... (5 replies)
... NCT done and was seen by 2 new neurologist back to back. I am very happy that I do not have ALS!! I am lost to where I go now. ... (5 replies)
Do I Have ALS?
Sep 20, 2012
... Absolutely right...some statistics I read said that before 40 the chance of ALS are 1 in 10 million. At 24 they are 0. ... (4 replies)

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