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... Hello, this is my first post in this forum so let me introduce myself. I am a 73 year old male with several health issues. ... (2 replies)
Could it be?
Dec 29, 2006
... It is extremely unlikely to be ALS. As my neurologist explained to me the first sign of any NMD is muscles wastage. Usually twitches and fasciculations start when some wastage and weakness are apparent. ... (3 replies)
... You sound really anxious...the last thing you need to worry about is ALS right now. ... (2 replies)

Sound like ALS?
Aug 28, 2014
... I went to the doctor for this twice, first time I seen a neurologists who gave me an MRI of my brain and spine, because I was worried about MS and everything came back fine. ... (8 replies)
... s always very good at sports, and they my ability went down hill. I have recently found out I have a many food sensitivities, and that when i eliminate them most symptoms dissapear. ... (9 replies)
... Hi Mandy, I lost a sister to ALS and I can tell you that symptoms with the tongue and speech , are in the final stages of the disease. First stage is legs and the ability to walk. No Pain . Then the use of the arms and then speech and swallowing . Finally Heart and or Lung Failure . ... (23 replies)
Could this be ALS?
May 25, 2007
... Please excuse me for just jumping in before I read all the posts. Ten years ago my Dad was losing weight and not looking well. We started going to all sorts of Drs., getting this test, and that, and there was no diagnosis. Near the end of his life, it appeared he had a stroke, and possibly subsequent ones. ... (18 replies)
Symptoms
Oct 18, 2004
... My husband's symptoms began with numbness, tingling, and cramping in his left hand. We originally thought he had Carpal Tunnel syndrome. ... (19 replies)
... but significant peripheral neuropathy. Since the emg was completed the tingling and numbness has spread to my hands and legs and some numbness on the right side of my face. On 3 separate occasions I have attempted to get out of bed in the morning and my left leg was completely numb. ... (3 replies)
... I am so thankful to find a site where I can share feelings about my husband's ALS. This has been the most devastating two years of my life. It has also been the most rewarding period of my life. ... (2 replies)
... Hello all. I am new to this kind of stuff so forgive me if i screw something up. ... (6 replies)
... Twitching in ALS doesn't come and go. It is constant and usually comes later in the disease meaning it typically isn't the first symptom. You would have loss of muscle and function in your foot first. I wouldn't worry about ALS. That being said, I would follow up with your doctor. They may refer you to a neurologist. ... (1 replies)
... First of all you need to relax. Stress will cause a multitude of horrible symptoms with the body. This does not sound like ALS at all. ... (5 replies)
... I'm glad your symptoms haven't gotten worse. Is there anything else out there or something you can do that can help with the muscle cramps? ... (12 replies)
... HI I have fibromyalgia as well as ALS. Even before I got to what the rheumatologist said I was thinking you may have fibro..Look back at the first part of your message about all of the weight loss, work outs and extra working you did.That could have been enough to trigger fibro. ... (6 replies)
... I would think ALS this many years after first symptoms would undoubtedly show inmistakesble proof on EMG. Very interesting about heavy metals. ... (122 replies)
... First, I'm not a doctor and only doctors have the knowledge and test results in front of them. What I did want to say...is..it sounds like you have a great team of doctors that are running all the appropriate tests. It also sounds like they are validating your concerns and not just telling you "your stressed", etc. ... (5 replies)
Bulbr symptoms
Sep 2, 2008
... r ur mom. Actually, when I had muscle twitching I was not that much worried. But when I start getting pain while swallowing, I am totally upset and lost my peace of mind. You said ur mom had difficulty in swallowing rite? ... (4 replies)
ALS or MS?
Mar 1, 2007
... Hi Clare. I think all possibilities should be considered, including Lyme disease. Lyme is known as the great imitator because the symptoms can mimic those of other diseases like MS, ALS, Chronic Fatigue, and Fibromyalgia. ... (6 replies)
... have been going on for awhile...they pretty much happen all over my body and that's how it was from the onset. I heard that this can be a sign that I don't have ALS but I'm still worried...particularly about the breathing and throat problems! My throat feels kinda sore and it is a little painful... ... (7 replies)


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