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... What does BFS stand for? ... (14 replies)
... I am not a specialist but i obsess over ALS with my health too...What you are talking about seems to be either Anxiety related or BFS which anxiety comes along with BFS.. ... (2 replies)
... do i have als or bfs and what do they mean? ... (14 replies)

... Please excuse me if this post seems like one of hundreds which have already been posted. My logical thinking says after reading many articles is that I do not have ALS and am experiencing BFS symptoms. ... (2 replies)
... The difference between BFS and ALS is simple...and profound. ... (14 replies)
... Hi from Half Moon Bay. You have symptoms of many things but not so much ALS in my view. While I am sure you haven't mentioned everything..such as weight loss, muscle loss etc... ... (2 replies)
Really Worried
Jul 14, 2007
... the muscle twitching started after that , and I feel like my insides are trembling, sometimes its worse than others. I also find it hard to concentrate when the symptoms are at thir worst, and it affects my eyes aswell. ... (2 replies)
... you shouldnt worry too much...many people believe that medications can lead to the onset of BFS a syndrome that has some similar symptoms...BFS is mainly twitching in muscles and thats it.... ... (6 replies)
... and of course they did not go away so i went to see a neurologist who ran an emg and mri and told me I had BFS. ... (14 replies)
... Sorry to hear of your suffering. I know very little about ALS, only what I've read and what my Doctor has told me. ... (1 replies)
Really Worried
Jul 9, 2007
... rted noticing twitches in my left arm 2 months ago but didnot pay atention to it.At that time i had joined the new job and it was stressful as i got only 5 hours of sleep and had to tarvel for 4 hours.I left that job immediately and now i have a very relaxed job.I joined gym recently but left. ... (2 replies)
... eople often feel that anxiety isn't a real illness but it is. Its dangerous, painful, tramatizing, serious, exhasting and lonely. But it is real, and it has real symptoms and can cause real problems. Don't be afraid to say to yourself, I have anxiety and thats why I'm twitching. ... (3 replies)
... That's what I was wondering. Is slurred speech usually the 1st sign of bulbar onset ALS? ... (6 replies)
Typical of ALS?
Dec 7, 2004
... don't think. I seem to be getting cramps in both hands now, and a few little crampy pains off and on in my body but I am wondering if that could just be because of my anxiety over worrying about having ALS. Before I even read up on the symptoms, I was just having the twitching and didn't complain of anything else. ... (2 replies)
... Sounds like you might have an entrapped ulnar nerve. I can understand your concern with your family history. ALS isn't considered hereditary unless a number of family members has had it, I don't think one puts you at a higher risk. ... (1 replies)
... A lot of people do that...They look on the Internet and then become paranoid. ... (2 replies)
... But i am terrified of ALS.. Everytime i have a twitch i go online and look up ALS symptoms, drives me nuts... ... (14 replies)
... te strong and steady. They sometimes continue all day but there is no pain involved. I do have a pins and needles and numbing sensation in my pinky, at the end of my fingertips and sometimes in my hand. I have had twitches in other areas of my body in the past, but nothing has been the localized. ... (1 replies)
... They were ALL over the place!!! In every part of the body imaginable. Often times, they effected very large muscle groups. I had an EMG and a NCS done last June and the neuro told me it was BFS. ... (2 replies)
... thanks a lot for this. i wish i had had the courage to read this post when i was having some major issues with twitching a week or two ago. i had practically convinced myself i had ALS. the anxiety probably just made my twitching worse. it is gradually subsiding and has become easier to manage. (10 replies)

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