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What Is The Sequence Of Symptoms In Als
ALS symptoms vary: ALS symptoms may vary from person to person. For some people muscles throughout the body may be affected, in others, it may only be in the arms or legs. Shared symptoms include painless weakness, muscle wasting, weight loss, and spontaneous muscle contractures (fasciculations). Sensation is not affected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a disorder of the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord that play a role in controlling voluntary muscle movement. While few cases may be due to a genetic defect, the cause is usually unknown. Symptoms include difficulty breathing, muscle ...Read more
Muscle weakness: Als (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is a nerve disease that causes increasing muscle weakness (eventual paralysis). There can be difficulty moving the toes or lifting up the foot. Then the feet, ankles, and legs get weaker. The hands get weaker and can become uncoordinated. Problems with speech & swallowing show up. Patients are usually in the 40-60 year-old range. 90-95% of ALS occurs randomly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below: Twitching of muscles, called fasciculations, weakness, atrophy of muscles, and later, involvement of tongue, ability to swallow, terminal problems with breathing, and inability to move about or take care of ADL's. Often associated with increased reflexes, in spite of loss of muscle bulk, ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am afraid I have als. I've been crazy the past year with different symptoms. son in hospital and need to concentrate on him, but so scared! help!
WHY ALS?: Understand your stressors and worries, but not sure why you think you have ALS, which typically affects folks older than you. If you find muscles atrophying, flickering from fasciculations, and becoming progressively weaker with trouble swallowing and articulating your speech, you need to seek neurological attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
ALS VS MMN.... Doctors were tossing around both diagnosis... 2 Months of IVIG treatments... no results... Been 1 years symptoms worse. what next???
Complex isuue: Sorry what you are gong through , unfortunately some diseases are difficult to diagnose and equally treat them. This is the situation where you can take a second opinion , your current doctor(s) will not get up set , as a mater of fact will help you to seek , their best interest is you. ...Read more
Tongue fasciculations for one year. Teo clean emg's. What are the odds of it being bulbar ALS? No other symptoms.
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