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Not every twitch, pain, symptom --is ALS. That is just what bodies do. Odds are it is not ALS. Look for yourself at the numbers. Mind control is the hardest thing to do.
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My mother died in 2011 of ALS at 74. I recognized her speech changes (sounded like she'd had a glass or two of wine) perhaps a year before she admitted or realized what she had. Over the past 6-8 months, I will "'mis-swallow" at leas...
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My symptoms began in October of last year, with all over twitching and numbness/tingling on my left side. Shortly after, the tingling went away but the twitching persisted. The twitching became even more widespread, but my left side seem...
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I am a 41 year old woman who has felt like I've been in very good health most of my life. Rarely see a doctor (prior lack of health insurance for years, for one. Now do have coverage). Don't take any medication and never have (save for o...
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Hello, my mother has ALS and recently she has felt a burning skin sensation on her back, legs and belly.....We dont know if this has to do with ALS, but she's been in a lot of pain and I just want to help her....Any advice, what can we d...
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Hello, I am an 18 year old male and I have been worrying myself quite a lot recently. Before we get started I must admit I am kind of a hypochondriac... I tend to worry myself a lot about the littlest things and this may exaggerate what ...
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Hi, I'm a 24-year-old male who a couple weeks ago began noticing myself having a hard time pronouncing S's here and there. My significant others couldn't notice it and so I just ignored it. A week or so later, however, I notice my ton...
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So, I've never been diagnosed with anxiety, however I believe I have it. I'm a bit of a closet hypochondriac, though I try not to go to the doctors knowing that I'm probably putting myself through some symptoms myself. However, before ...
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I have a big concern that I want to share with You! About 2 months my fasciculation feet. At first it was on the right leg, then shifted to the left, and today appeared right reed. Of the things I found on the Internet right I was scared...
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Good Evening/Morning. My name is Hugo I am a 23 year old male who is currently serving. I'll start from the beginning. I had an Operation on the 29th November on my ankle I was given crutches for 4-6 weeks which I hated never been in ...
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Dear doctors, I'm very anxious about having a bulbar onset ALS. I'm a 28 years old man, I have some tongue twitches from more than 1.5 months and the sensation I have difficulties to speak and sometimes to swallow from 2 weeks. I've alr...
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I've suffered body-wide, random, muscle twitching or spasms (I don't know the difference, can someone pls. clarify or distinguish the two in simple words) since late-November 2014. It occurs on an hourly basis every day since it started,...
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First I thought MS but I don't think that anymore...I have been extremely worried I have als. I have been having trouble swallowing for a few years now, never really made the connection until recently. My neurological symptoms have start...
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I'm so confused I had my period on November 25 on 2014 & missed it on December but it came back on January the 20 for 3 or 4 days but it was like a light red I never had a period like that & I don't know if I'm pregnant I did I couple pr...
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I have been having muscle weakness in my arms, legs, and hands for the past 10 days or so now and it is accompanied by a dull ache in my wrist, hands,elbows,thighs,calves, and feet. It is a feeling of weakness and was quite sudden. I als...
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I just wanted to give my experience to those who think they have ALS; as I had myself convinced I had it for a while. I've been to many doctors, ENT specialists, neurologists and dietitians in the last few months. I'm a very active perso...
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I started implantation on sunday, it was pinkish, Monday was brown, today it is kind of heavy.
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Where do I go for emotional health? I feel so unless due to my symptoms and I just don't know who to turn to.
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OK I been scared crap less for 3 months. I had an ideal encounter in September me being the receiver of a prostitute. She took her false teeth out and started. Now I felt so much guilt that after 5 minutes I shut it down a went home. Now...
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Hello, I am a 34 year old female with the below symptoms - they keep adding on and I am desperately seeking opinions on if this sounds like ALS (or something else) until I can see my neurologist in Feb. Thank you in advance! Bodywide:...
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