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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 have been told by my neurologist that my GBS is returning so he ordered an IV/IG again but the only problem is they can't get my blood pressure high enough to give it to me. Has anybody else encountered this and what did you do? Iit's now on the…Continue
Has anyone else experienced depression and anxiety along with your GBS? I am having a difficult recovery and may lose my job. I am getting more and more depressed the longer this goes on.
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
I've been recovering from a re-flare of symptoms following a sinus infection. My other symptoms like muscle weakness, facial weakness, leg and arm numbness have been resolving over the last two months. This time however, I've had more twitching in…Continue
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