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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.
I am 11 months out in my recovery from GBS and doing quite well. But I do have a question that I have not seen posted here. The question is has anyone else experienced muscle spasms during recovery. I am experiencing them along my sides between…Continue
Hello! I just signed up and thought I'd post my experience and see if anyone has any general input for me. This may end up being a little long winded, but as I'm sure many of you know, it's not like there's a lot of people around in real life…Continue
Hi. I have just joined this forum and am lying in hospital in darwin australia. Diagnosis: GBS. This is my story: monday this week I noticed that I struggled to walk up the stairs.I thought it is something that will just go away. Next day on Tuesday…Continue
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