... My partner also gets twitching now and then all over his body at different times, he does not have als he is completely healthy. ... (10 replies)
... A few nights ago my left thumb started twitching and moving on it's own, originating at the joint where the thumb joins the hand. ... (10 replies)
... About 4 months ago, I became aware of a sharp pain in my left calf muscle. This did not subside, so I went to the doctor, where they ruled out a blood clot. Over the next weeks, I began to have frequent pains in my left thigh, as well as occasional pains in my right leg. ... (0 replies)
... Where do I start? I am a 33 year old male, married, one 4 year son and another child on the way, which really scares the heck out of me.
For a few years, very sporadic, I have experienced a weakness in my arms and legs, not consistent, lets say once every other month. I never thought anything of it other than my diet is terrible and I dont take vitamins. More recently, last 6... (1 replies)
... What does BFS stand for? ... (14 replies)
... Hello. I am new at this website. My mother was diagnosed with ALS in 1999. She had been ill for some time but it was difficult discovering what she had. I hope I can answer some questions. ... (4 replies)
... the time comes he will not allow anyone to prolong his life in any manner, including a vent or feeding tubes. Well, he is coming up on that point in the disease where he must start thinking about that option. He is seriously thinking about using a vent to keep him alive. I truly don't know how to feel about this. ... (4 replies)
... I dont know where to start. I'm just glad that i finally have somewhere that I can vent about what's going on with my mother. ... (12 replies)
... My brother was diagnosed with ALS 2 years ago. He has had several different Dr's and his new one isn't convinced it is ALS but will not test for Lyme disease because his exposure to ticks was so long ago almost 20 years. I am looking for answers but don't know where to start. ... (2 replies)
I was dx with PLS in 92 at the age of 41...at CLeve Clinic Foundation.
Dr Mitsumoto, then Head of neurology saw me after I experienced some of yur same symptoms.
I was avid runner and noticed a dragging occasionly of the left foot. I noticed a finger would be spastic, again many of your same dx.
I would do the lymes dx, but I would see a dr with PLS training. Dr Pioro... (11 replies)
... or at least wont say yet. We see an als neurologist next month. He has ordered bloodwork, but no results back yet. How is your husband doing? ... (3 replies)
... s posts. It really warms my heart, because everyone here seems so sincere and caring. I'm not quite sure where to start. I'm a 28 year old white male. Up until about 2 weeks ago I've always considered myself rather healthy. ... (1 replies)