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PostPosted: December 8th, 2003, 2:25 pm
by mstwitch
Hi All, I know BFS is benign. I don't worry (too) much about progression of symptoms into something sinister, HOWEVER, my tongue twitching is going to put me over the edge. Will it ever go away??

PostPosted: December 8th, 2003, 6:35 pm
by Jenn311
My tongue twitches when I take pseudoephedrin HCl...a decongestant that I guess is some sort of a neuro transmitter...(according to my neuro...) Could you be taking something with that in it?


PostPosted: December 8th, 2003, 8:32 pm
by mstwitch
No, I'm not taking anything other than what was recently prescribed to me to help with symptoms. Neurontin (300mg) for pain and Inderal 40mg. for the tremor in my left hand. I'm sure a decongestant would probably aggravate the twitching though. Thanks for your reply.

PostPosted: December 10th, 2003, 8:18 pm
by uber
my jaw and tongue seems to shake at times, all aprt of BFS...although my neurologist now believes its ME i have and not BFS.

PostPosted: December 11th, 2003, 10:51 am
by mstwitch
What is ME?

PostPosted: December 14th, 2003, 3:31 pm
by uber
ME is Myalgic Encephalopathy commonly known as CFS which is Chornic Fatigue Syndrome.

Mstwitch and her tongue fellow tongue twitchers too!

PostPosted: January 15th, 2004, 4:01 pm
by Jayel
Hey, that almost sounds like a children's book doesn't it? Sorry, not to make light of it. I wondered if you twitch often in the tongue. Mine went on for about 3-5 days every 15 seconds. It seems to have stopped (Jinx) today. NOw, where it was twitching it feels stiff and looks depressed or slightly sunken. I hate this cra*! Is this to worry about, not that I won't :lol: , but wondering what you and the other twichers think?



PostPosted: January 15th, 2004, 4:03 pm
by Jayel

Do the symptoms of CFS or ME present similarly to BFS including the twitching??