bfs or als?

  1. P

    Scared 38 y/o Father

    I’m 38, married with 3 young children, and I’m scared to the point of falling apart. I will keep the story as brief as possible. This year has been the most stressful of my life. We almost lost my youngest at the beginning of the year and she was in the hospital for weeks. We had major financial...
  2. S

    Is this BFS or ALS?

    I'm sure a lot of people post here about muscle twitching and I apologize for being one of those people, I have been scouring the internet for answers and I'm deciding to post to see if there's anyone out there who may have some good insight. Thank you in advance. My mother passed from ALS...
  3. sadiemae

    BFS or ALS? A must read if you twitch

    Or if you believe you have weakness I was just surfing the internet and came across a great article on the differences between ALS and BFS(Benign Fasticulation Syndrome) What is the difference between a BFS twitch and an ALS twitch? There is a BIG difference between the two. ALS twitches are...
  4. sadiemae

    BFS or ALS? A must read if you twitch!

    I was just surfing the internet and came across a great article on the differences between ALS and BFS(Benign Fasticulation Syndrome) What is the difference between a BFS twitch and an ALS twitch? There is a BIG difference between the two. ALS twitches are caused by dying muscle tissue as the...
  5. S

    is this ALS or BFS?

    for 3 years i've had twitching in random parts of my body. And just a year ago i started getting sharp , tinling (sort of) pain in my legs mostly but also anywhere in my bosy, including my face, (but only happenS RARELY on the face). This pain comes and goes and seems to be getting less and less...
  6. F

    28 Year Old Female Presenting with ALS Symptoms?

    Hello, I am a 28 year old female, generally in good health. This past summer I started developing twitching in my face and a bit of what I would describe as perceived weakness. I began a new job at the beginning of August, and the twitching began getting much worse and moving into my lower...
  7. K

    BFS or ALS?

    Does anyone know for sure what the difference in the twitching is as pertaining to the two different illnesses? I have read that with BFS the twitching moves around alot, I have also read that it only does that with ALS. Mine is everywhere, but I have a lot of them in my right leg, and not in...
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