What is benign fasciculation syndrome?

By Margo White In Health

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7th February, 2013
We’re often, quite rightly, cautioned against using the internet for a medical self-diagnosis, as it’s likely to present us with the worst-case scenario. On the other hand, Google can send us to places where even hypochondriacs will be reassured there is nothing wrong with them. This is the experience of Angela Woods who, after an onset of twitching in her calf muscles and one hand, googled “twitching muscles” and was persuaded that she had a degenerative neurological disease. That was before she came across benign fasciculation syndrome and the website ...

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