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... My dad and my aunt both passed away from ALS recently. From my experience with the disease, your symptoms don't sound like the onset of ALS. ... (2 replies)
... tons of bloodwork for everything. Nothing came up. The numbness kind of changed to a stiff feeling in my face and arm. No loss of muscle usage during this. ... (1 replies)
ALS onset???
Mar 26, 2007
... I'm a seemingly healthy 36 year old male and I'm scared to death that I may be exhibiting the onset of ALS. About 4 years ago I was having some trouble swallowing on a regular basis. ... (3 replies)

... No, although exhibiting some of the same symptoms, ALS and BFS are two distinctly separate illnesses. ... (14 replies)
Have I got als??
Jun 13, 2015
... ere, for the last 4 years I've been under constant worry about als! 4 years ago I used to be a boxer, and while I was not training for a fight I used to do a lot of weights, it was this period in 2011 that I noticed my left shoulder had dropped slightly! ... (4 replies)
... None of these are signs or symptoms of ALS. There is no pain involved with ALS symptoms, merely a gradual onset of weakness in one hand or foot. ... (3 replies)
... stroke, as he was otherwise doing OK. Stroke screening yielded nothing. Over the course of the past year, his speech has deteriorated to the point that he can't speak at all. ... (2 replies)
... I am freaking out worried about my father in law. For about a month he's been complaining about an intermittent sharp pain in the buttock and the back of the thigh, which he says is eased by rest but gets numb after sitting awhile so he has to get up and walk around again. ... (2 replies)
... return of my occular migrains a couple of weeks ago, I have been suffering from anxiety. ... (6 replies)
... Bulbar onset usually starts with weakness of the tongue causing slurred speech or occasionally trouble swallowing. ... (4 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)
... The only thing that even vaguely evokes thoughts of ALS in your story is the gait disturbance. In ALS, however, the disturbance is due to muscle weakness that your neurologist would have easily found. ... (2 replies)
... Hello. I am 25 year old female. Paternal grandfather dx ALS at age 74. Died two years later. ... (3 replies)
... That's what I was wondering. Is slurred speech usually the 1st sign of bulbar onset ALS? ... (6 replies)
... My mother was diagnosed with Bulbar onset March 2012. At that point she was in late stage. As we look back on it now we think she started the initial symptoms about 2 years ago. In March 2011 she began having problems clearing her throat and was using cough drops constantly. ... (5 replies)
... This does not sound like ALS. Relax...anxiety is playing with you. I have posted this same response, please read other threads. ALS twitches don't come and go. They almost always start AFTER muscle atrophy, extreme weakness and debilitating fatigue. Nothing is subtle about the onset of ALS. ... (7 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)
... I WENT TO A ENT FIRST,THEN TO A NEUROGOIST, AND MY LEFT LEG AND LEFT HANDS HURTS. I AM KNOW WEARING A THING ON MY LEG. I AM ON OXYGEN AT NIGHT. I AM WORKING OUT OF BAYLOR IN TEXAS. ... (1 replies)
... symptoms of ALS. Her neurologist is sending her to an ALS specialist to confirm his suspicions. If she has bulbar onset, is that a faster progressing form of ALS? ... (1 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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