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Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) is a rare but serious autoimmune disorder that affects the peripheral nervous system. It is usually caused by an acute infectious process. The peripheral nervous system is the portion of the nervous system that is outside the brain and spinal cord.
Autoimmune means the patient's immune system goes wrong and attacks good tissue, which in this case are nerve cells which communicate with muscles. The individual with Guillain-Barre syndrome will initially experience a tingly and numbing sensation in the limbs, as well as weakness in the same areas. If these sensations spread, which they often do, the entire body eventually becomes paralyzed. Typically, person with Guillain-Barre syndrome experiences symptoms start in the lower limbs and eventually spread upwards.
Has anyone had much experience with Alpha Lipoic Acid or R-Lipoic Acid? It looks like it might help with general neuropathy. The R-form is supposed to be much more bioavailable and effective so that's what I picked up. I've read some stories…Continue
My brother was diagnosed with Miller Fisher Syndrome and GBS on Feb 13, 2015. He is being weaned from ventilator but it feels like we go 10 steps forward and 5 steps back. Does anyone have a relative or friend that has both MFS and GBS? I am also…Continue
My husband was diagnosed in December of 2014 with GBS. Although he has come a very long way in his recovery. His hands and arms were definitely hit the worst with paralysis and OT has certainly helped with this. My concern is that he seems to…Continue
Does anyone has nerve sensitivity below their knees in their calves? I am about 5 months out recovering from mild Guillain Barre. One of my lingering problems seems to be a strange sensitivity just below my knee cap that now extends into the front…Continue
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