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... onse, and i'm really sorry about your mother. My father has been battling cancer for 5 years now and I can sympathize with seeing a loved one suffer. I've been a hypochondriac all my life, taking the littlest things to the utmost seriousness, and I know it's not healthy, but I just can't help it. ... (3 replies)
... Hey guys. For the past couple weeks i've been terrified of ALS. To the point where it's detrimental to my daily activities. I'll start with my symptoms. Firstly, i've had fasciculations for about 4 years now. I never gave them much thought since nothing else accompanied them, but for the past two days i've been getting some on and off pain in my left hand, and maybe i'm being... (3 replies)
... Okay. I am a 19 year old female. A couple of months ago my leg just started kind of jerking for no reason. It was only when I sat down or laid down. It didn't hurt or anything, and it was just barley visible to the eye. it was just really really annoying. I am a SEVERE hypochondriac, so I tried to ignore it, but the jerking won't go away. So I made the mistake of getting on... (2 replies)

... taking adderall to help study. Right after my exam on friday i went to chicago to visit my friends and we stayed up late the whole weekend and did some drinking. ... (2 replies)
... hich was non specific and did not point towards MS. Neurologist thought everything looked fine. My regular Dr. and Neurologist looked at me like I was some crazy hypochondriac when I told them my symptoms. Almost three months later I still have muscle twitching that goes away only when I sleep. ... (6 replies)
... Did you get the muscle twitching first? Usually muscle twitching is not a sign of ALS. Plus your age is on your side. It is extremely rare for someone your age to get ALS... most doctors won't even consider someone that young for that disease. I am 22 and had sever muscle twitching, I even joined a support group to learn about ALS. After a week, the twitching stopped.... (2 replies)
... uscle twitching that is relentless. It causes no pain but I have read this is a certain indication of a nervous system disorder. I shall worn you I am an extreme hypochondriac but I profess these symptoms exist. ... (2 replies)
... I have recently been under a lot of stress and anxiety about my health...a hypochondriac. Now I'm convinced that I have ALS even though I'm only a 28yrold/F. I know it's till possible to get at my age, but not likely. I was wondering what type of weakness is associated with ALS. I feel some weakness in my left arm and leg, but don't know if it's all in my mind after reading... (1 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)
... Please help I am a wreck!!!!! ... (1 replies)
... Please help I am a wreck!!!!! ... (1 replies)
... Please help I am a wreck!!!!! ... (5 replies)

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