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Old 08-08-2019, 07:39 PM   #1
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Greetings. Here are some rather odd symptoms I been dealing with. I would very much appreciate input. I have health anxiety that has been under control for ober a decade. Here we go:

Constant...and I do mean absolutely, non-stop calf muscle twitching in both legs. They can be seen. They do seem more pronounced after exercising the muscle.

Random and sporadic, widespread twitching over other areas of the body. My right thumb and forefinger twitch (this has lessened, but is still sporadically happening).

My right calf always has a feeling of tightness or “being off. This has been occurring daily for the past 6 weeks or so. I am absolutely terrified of ALS.

I do daily "strength tests" to verify I still have strength (walking on toes, walking on heels, jumping from floor to a chair, walking up stairs, using only the balls of my feet, etc.) I can still do everything I could do before the twitching started. I saw my primary doctor, who performed reflex tests, including Babinski...all were normal. It was his opinion that it would be very atypical for ALS to present in this manner. I’ve described my symptoms to three online neurologists, who felt it was not indicative of ALS.

Still, the muscle twitches remain. And they literally, NEVER subside. The anxiety from this is overwhelming. Why are my leg muscles twitching? Blood work showed B12 and Vitamin D levels below the lower end of the accepted range.
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Old 08-08-2019, 09:35 PM   #2
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Hi ccredmo

Welcome to NeuroTalk .

This information about muscle twitching may help you.

Muscle Twitching: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis

All the best.
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Old 08-26-2019, 04:37 PM   #3
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OP: It would be smart of you to do research on ALS and HGH. There is a lot of info to read and I don't deal with ALS but other issues and aging and finding good help with the homeopathic gel I'm using on my skin two times daily.. Into 7 months now.

HGH And ALS: Is There A Connection? - Healthy B Daily

Why not look at everything...I believe we're being cheated by medicine as doctors are NOT doing Growth Hormone testings. Sad but true, it's a money driven industry. c
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