What Does “Hotspot” Mean in Benign Fasciculation Syndrome ?

The term “hotspot” comes up frequently when benign fasciculation syndrome is discussed. The word “hotspot” is not a medical term and, in fact, has arisen from laypeople discussing in online forums their experiences with twitching Read more...

How Often Is ALS Misdiagnosed As Benign Fasciculation Syndrome?

There are cases in which someone with ALS was misdiagnosed with BFS. Imagine the devastation when the patient finally receives the correct diagnosis. From a clinical standpoint, early ALS can resemble benign fasciculation syndrome – Read more...

ALS Anxiety, Muscle Atrophy and Twitching Conquering This Stress

Constant muscle atrophy checking is a common experience with people who are plagued by an obsession they might have ALS, a deadly, incurable disease that results in muscle atrophy. ALS is very rare, striking about Read more...

Twitching Muscles: Know Your Muscle Twitching

Okay, muscle twitching is a hot topic in cyberspace. Millions of men and women have twitching muscles. Many of them freak out and think muscle twitching means the deadly disease ALS because muscle twitching is Read more...

How This Muscle Twitching Syndrome Wreaks Havoc on the Mind

Imagine a doctor walking into the office where you've been waiting to hear the results of your muscle twitching worries. He's not smiling. Clipboard in hand, he pulls up a stool and licks his lips, Read more...

Living with Benign Fasciculation Syndrome: Causes, Treatments

Motor neurons Benign fasciculation syndrome is a fancy name that simply means harmless muscle twitching that’s accompanied by cramping and maybe exercise intolerance. Technically, everybody experiences benign fasciculation syndrome sooner or later. The Read more...

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