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... My grandfather died last year shortly after fathers day last year. He was dx with ALS Nov. 2002. The thing about als is that there are 3 kinds of the disease, one is atrophy in the hands, another is atrophy in the legs and last is atrophy of the facial mucles which control swolling, blinking and breathing. ... (13 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 there’s some twitching inside my throat (like something is jumping inside it) no problem with swallowing nor speaking (it fade away from swallowing... (6 replies)
... I am sorry you are so worried... First of all, twitches in your body can happen at any time.. and when we become aware of them, then we notice them all the time.. and sometimes anxiety can cause them. As far as your tongue having cracks... it sounds like you may be dehydrated? ... (3 replies)

Do I have ALS?
Sep 30, 2007
... Just last night I noticed that I can't lift my big toe on my left foot as easily as I can the right. Is this a sign of ALS? ... (11 replies)
May 1, 2004
... Some people who were first diagnosed with ALS or who have ALS type symptoms were later found to have tickborne illnesses. ... (9 replies)
First Post
Nov 11, 2003
... My sister, Vicki, was diagnosed with ALS 2 months ago, her first symptoms started about 2 years ago. She went from specialist to specialist and no one was able to tell her what was wrong, she just kept getting worse. ... (7 replies)
... First off, contrary to what others may tell you Lyme exists in Australia...the government has evidence of its presence there and I have posted this evidence on other "Australian" posts. ... (6 replies)
Probable als???
May 25, 2008
... but he has started to see a chiropractor and has had opening of both hands and increased strength. i guess my question is... would he have any improvement if it was als? ... (1 replies)
... So sorry to hear of those suffering with relatives having ALS. ... (12 replies)
... Bulbar means the top of the brain is causing the first symptoms. EMG would show if you had Bulbar ALS because it effects the motor skills. ... (6 replies)
... I, of course, am not his doctor, but I can tell you about my dad's progression. Me first had stiffness in his neck and tingling in his hands in November 2002. ... (14 replies)
... I was put on klodipan for 5 years, then I got pregnant with my son and weaned myself off due to fear of harming him inside me... stayed off it, had my daughter. When she was about 11 months old I started getting anxiety really bad again... ... (1 replies)
... I'm 30, male, there's not a family HISTORY of ALS, but a direct family member did die of it. This past week I had a scary little spell, but I think most of it is in my head. ... (3 replies)
... Last year in the June issue of People Magazine, there was a story of a man in PA who was first diagnosed with ALS and then found out he had Lyme disease. He sees a doctor in PA. The article indicated that he was responding well to treatment. ... (6 replies)
... my husband was diag. with als in nov 2004. ... (13 replies)
... mth629 I am sorry about your mother's diagnosis. Last week after many months of wondering what was wrong with my mother she was diagnosed with ALS. ... (6 replies)
Aug 26, 2004
... My husband's first symptoms were numbness and tingling in his left hand. We thought he had Carpal Tunnel syndrome. This gradually became worse and he would experience cramping also. ... (19 replies)
... And as for the speech, what comes 1st, atophy of the tongue or speech problems? ... (6 replies)
Could This Be ALS?
Jun 12, 2003
... I still dont notice any muscle weakness. I think that is the first sign of ALS. I belive you have to have the muscle weakness that causes the twitching and cramping. It seems like some things I read contradict each other. ... (9 replies)
... ossible. Depends on where you live or have been exposed to the probper deer tick that carries Borrelia. Dysphagia can be related to reflux as well as the short of breath and so can ANXIETY! Please, stay off the internet looking for symptoms. Just hang in there and keep up aprised of what the MRI shows. ... (7 replies)

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