First off I want to say I'm sorry your going through this right now. Second I want to let you know I also am going through my ALS scare. But, one thing I have is I have health anxiety and have been diagnosed with HA for years. Just a few months back I feared I had leukemia due to several CBC results with a low WBC and neutrophil. My OCD with HA caused me self check my symptoms of ALL and AML all the time including taking my temperature every hour. To get back on topic you wanted some facts here I go. I want you to stop with the ALS posts and forum searching for your current symptoms to confirm ALS and look at something else. I want you to look up the affects of the "Fight or Flight Response" and the Systematic nervous system. You will see that the Fight or Flight Response causes a hormonal dump into your body to prepare you for fighting or running. Some affects can cause increased blood pressure, increased pulse, muscle tremors, muscle twitching, muscle fatigue, and muscle cramping. All due to the extended dump of hormones into our body.
One of the best thing I am currently doing for myself is making a list of my symptoms and going down the list of symptoms from anxiety and guess what........They all fit. Being HA people we ALWAYS go to a terminal disease that is rare and focus on two or three symptoms instead of the most likely source of anxiety. Until you conquer your thought process your symptoms won't go away. My friend stop looking at ALS for the biggest reason, every post or story on someone with ALS every single one of them didn't have the "I think I have it" or "I saw 5 doctors and all said I didn't have ALS." It was suspected from their first appointment and the symptoms were proof beyond a reasonable doubt that "Houston we have a problem!" I too have my fears but I also got to look at with my twitching and cramping and fears I have HA, low sleep, use of too much caffeine, and I am a weight lifter. All of which far out weighs ALS for the reasons for my muscle issues. I will have a new disease to worry about soon because that is how my brain has worked for 25 years. For me I am deciding to try cognitive behavioral therapy as a response to my issues.
BUT THE MOST IMPORTANT YOU DON'T HAVE ALS!!!!!