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ALS or...?
Jan 10, 2020
... Hi all I was researching Stephen Hawking for recreational purposes last Sunday and I specially searched his ALS. the article did mention few of the early symptoms of it including muscle weakness & muscle twitching (like muscle was jumping ). odd enough, I suddenly perceived that I have similar muscle weakness. Esp in the right hand and arm. therefore I was freaked out &... (6 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)

... get back to my legs properly, my strength is fine now and My neck was really out and he thinks that the nerve in your neck that runs down to your pinky cause the twitch and that why its stopped. ... (14 replies)
... either some more helpful insight or ideas of what, if any, steps I should take to make this twitching stop! It's driving me crazy and I want to know I don't have als because is terrifying me! ... (4 replies)
... My toes have continued to twitch and I'm pretty sure they're fasciculations, the whole toe moves for a split second. ... (7 replies)
... anxiety. About a month ago my left pinky finger started to tremor. I got extremely worried and researched all of the diseases that it could possibly be. I found ALS and started looking at it excessively, worrying that the slightest twitch I experienced could indicate my diagnosis. ... (7 replies)
... ce in awhile and it slightly jerks sometimes to idk I'm so scared about I have been for months but more so now with the constant twitch...... It don't sound like ALS to you ? ... (40 replies)
... Because I have fasciculations and muscle weakness and my neurologist just sent me to see an ALS specialist. He said he doesn't think its ALS but wants to rule it out. He says sometimes one can have fasciculations before they notice any muscle weakness or atrophy. ... (13 replies)
... n a emg and the emg sowed widespread fasciculation and he said i did not have als. but im scared i had alot of fasciculations on my emg . dosent that mean i have als or indicate it. but i kept askin him questions so he is sending me to a als specialst. ... (3 replies)
... do i have als or bfs and what do they mean? ... (14 replies)
... tching, that is the most misconstrued myth about ALS. If you have twitching, it points AWAY from ALS. Those who do have the disease get a "wave" type of muscle twitch that is non stop forever. It comes well AFTER you notice the muscle atrophy. I know for a FACT you do not have ALS. ... (13 replies)
... I feel bad for anyone going thru this scary ordeal of wondering. It's terrifying to say the least. I went thru a bad time several years ago where I was convinved I had ALS. My muscles were twitching non-stop, 24/7. Thumbs, pinky fingers, bicep muscles, calves, etc, etc. I too googled "muscle twitching", which sent me into a panic and terrifying state of depression when... (7 replies)
... The difference between BFS and ALS is simple...and profound. ... (14 replies)
22 year old ALS?
Jun 13, 2016
... e I thought did not do a thorough enough test. Keep in mind that these doctors are very, very smart. Neuroogists were the smartest kids in school. They can spot ALS the moment you walk in the door. That is a slight exaggeration, but one actually told me that. ... (9 replies)
... I've just ready that the certain wavy twitch was consistent with ALS versus the random popcorn like twitch and worry that the shortness of breath is respitory muscle weakness (40 replies)
... This is my first posting. I have gotten a lot of great info so far, but would really like some input on my specific situation. Here goes.... For 1.5 yrs I have had a random twitch in my left bicep--both at rest and when using the muscle. This past Fall I started feeling this twitch everywhere (trunk, back, quads, hamstrings, calves) after the birth of my second child. ... (0 replies)
... But i am terrified of ALS.. Everytime i have a twitch i go online and look up ALS symptoms, drives me nuts...Doctor checked calcium levels and they were fine, didnt order any more tests, since the twitches come on and off.. ... (14 replies)
... From what Ive read, the twitches and fasculations come after muscle weakness and atrophy. As the muscle weakens it starts to twitch and cramp because its "dying" sort of speak. I wish that I could give myself a piece of mind. I twitch all the time and scarred just like you. ... (7 replies)
... Ok I am a 17 year old male. A month ago I got this twitch in my right foot. The twitching started after I began to exercise after about a year of no physical activity. ... (0 replies)

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