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... Muscle weakness and fasciculations can mean so many things. ... (2 replies)
... Everything I read in regards to ALS seems subjective and ambiguous. ... (2 replies)
... This is what ALS means. I do not have ALS, but my son, 32, has ALS for the past year. I have lots and lots of info on ALS. ... (2 replies)

... to precede obvious muscle weakness . ... (4 replies)
... When we added muscle weakness to muscle twitching, it becomes a whole new ball game....but what your doctor is describing is SO RARE. ... (13 replies)
... No, although exhibiting some of the same symptoms, ALS and BFS are two distinctly separate illnesses. ... (14 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. ... (13 replies)
... New neurologist on Aug. 5 says case is "interesting" and orders EMG right lower extremity for Sept. 2. Aug. 9, discover atrophy of muscles surrounding left shoulder, including inner shoulder blade on back. ... (3 replies)
... I posted a few weeks ago and switched to the MS board. Now I think ALS is still a real possibility. ... (5 replies)
... I was searching muscle twitches and everything seemed to scream ALS. ... (5 replies)
... in fact I am getting stronger due to my yoga and weight lifting practices. But the twitches are EVERYTWHERE. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for your reply. I am wondering that in ALS, if the atrophy is caused by the fasciculations or the fasciculations are a result of the atrophy. I haven't read any clarification of that question so far. ... (2 replies)
... s 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)
... Another thing I forgot to tell you is that my neurologist told me that with ALS, fasciculations are the last thing that usually happens with the disease... ... (10 replies)
... The majority of folks with ALS have weakness and atrophy prior to muscle fasciculations. However, literature says it is possible to present with fasciculations. ... (2 replies)
... I have looked a lot into ALS because of my symptoms, and generally, the twitching comes after the muscle weakness. Also, spasm are not a sign of ALS. there is a condition called Benign Fasciculations Syndrome that is much more common than ALS, which is very rare. ... (13 replies)
... With ALS, the hallmark symptom is clinical muscle weakness. For bulbar ALS, this typically manifests as weakness of the tongue and occasionally the upper throat muscles. Weakness of the tongue results in slurred speech and usually fasciculations in the tongue. ... (10 replies)
... just VERY sore feet since June 2005. Then Fasciculations in my calves at night or when I'm sitting. Then I developed shoulder pain that has never gone away. ... (13 replies)
... ome people with ALS experience these things but not in higher concentrations than the general population. The reason is that ALS kills motor neurons in the brain and upper spinal tract. This means they are not available to send signals to the muscles. At some point the muscle then disconnects from the nerve supply. ... (2 replies)
... this is my first post in this forum so let me introduce myself. I am a 73 year old male with several health issues. Among them are diabetes, spinal stenosis, RSL and heart disease. I had lunbar fusion 5 months ago. ... (2 replies)

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