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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Board Index
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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)
ALS or...?
Jan 10, 2020
... Case closed I went to my doctor today and he performed a grip strength test for me and have a result for completely fine muscle strength in my fingers and arms My twitching is most likely the result of stress I do noticed thereís some twitching inside my throat (like something is jumping inside it) no problem with swallowing nor speaking (it fade away from swallowing... (6 replies)
ALS or...?
Jan 10, 2020
... The EMG? Thereís odds 1. Why I started to show symptoms after I read something related to it? Itís not that I am unaware of my body in the past 2. I am in a stressful time prior to this event and that coincides with the symptoms of anxiety or hypochondria 3. The twitching is not spontaneous and it happens to places unrelated to the weakness part (6 replies)

ALS or...?
Jan 10, 2020
... There is a test for ALS....it is very easy to get. Talk to your CP doctor. I very much doubt you have ALS, but it does sound like you need reassurance. Make an appointment to talk to your CP doc. (6 replies)
ALS or...?
Jan 10, 2020
... But how I can distinguish them? Plus, I have no problem writing and typing.... which didnít fits ALS (6 replies)
ALS or...?
Jan 10, 2020
... That's why doctors do tests. (6 replies)
ALS or...?
Jan 10, 2020
... Muscle weakness and twitching are also symptoms of anxiety. (6 replies)
... Hi, Sorry to hear about your twitching. I had a brother who had ALS for 9 years before he succumbed to the disease. He was a young father when diagnosed at 31. I cared for him until his death in the mid 1990's. ... (4 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)
... What is the difference between a BFS twitch and an ALS twitch? ... (10 replies)
... has had a possible diagnosis of ALS hanging over him for a ittle over a year and a half. ... (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. ... (3 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)
... had the same symptoms you describe. The doctor took him off of the medication and almost a year later he was diagnosed with ALS. The doctors that treated him for ALS did not believe that lipitor caused his ALS. Rather he already had the disease laying dormet in his body. ... (2 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)
Do I have ALS?
May 23, 2009
... Finally, the twitching in ALS patients most times goes unnoticed. This is because the muscle tissue is dead, and they can not feel them. ... (4 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)
... your doc has more sense than that. More TESTS! demand it! there are numerous diseases out there that mimic ALS. Push the doctors, and see more than one. If is is ALS there is not much time. The average patient survives about 18 months, depending on the progression they can survive as long as 5 years. ... (6 replies)
... to find out what is going on with them. I am not a doctor, but I really do not believe by your symptoms that you have ALS either. ... (9 replies)
... do i have als or bfs and what do they mean? ... (14 replies)




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