Guillain Barre

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Guillain Barre Syndrome Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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Guillain Barre Syndrome Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Plasmapheresis: Definition and Patient Education. This website provides information about plasmapheresis, a common treatment for autoimmune diseases like Guillain Barre. It gives an overview of the treatment, what to expect, how to prepare for the treatment, and possible side effects. It is a reliable source because it uses information compiled from other reliable sources and lists them at the end of the article.

Plasmapheresis: Definition and Patient Education

Plasmapheresis is a procedure that can be used to treat some autoimmune disorders. Learn more about this procedure.

Guillain-Barre syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - This website has information about Guillain Barre Syndrome, what it is, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Information is provided by the Mayo Clinic which is a reputable health care facility

Guillain-Barre syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment

This rare autoimmune disorder affects the nerves, causing weakness and tingling in the arms and legs that rapidly spreads throughout the body.

Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) 101 - YouTube. This is a video that very simply describes Guillain Barre Syndrome. The video is from the Guillain Barre Foundation which provides education materials and support for those wanting to know more about the disease

Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) 101

This whiteboard-style video will provide you with a basic understanding of GBS and answer some of your questions. It's a great way to teach your family and f...

What Is Guillain-Barre Syndrome? This article gives an overview of what the disease is, what causes it, and how it is treated. It is from WebMD a reliable source for health information.

What Is Guillain-Barre Syndrome?

WebMD shares what you need to know about Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder.

Guillain-Barré Syndrome Fact Sheet | National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. This document defines the disease and gives information about how it is diagnosed, treatment options, prognosis, and research being done about the disease. This is a valid source because it comes from the National Institutes of Health

Guillain-Barré Syndrome Fact Sheet | National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

What is Guillain-Barré syndrome? What causes Guillain-Barré syndrome? What are the symptoms of GBS? What happens in GBS? How does nerve damage occur? What disorders are related to GBS? How is Guillain-Barré syndrome diagnosed? How is Guillain-Barré treated?

OT Intervention

Saving energy with self-care activities. This is a document describing some ways that a patient can conserve energy while completing Activities of Daily living such as grooming, bathing, and dressing. People diagnosed with Guillain Barre Syndrome may experience extreme fatigue so these tips will he helpful to help them conserve energy and maintain independence

Saving energy with self-care activities. This is a document describing some ways that a patient can conserve energy while completing Activities of Daily living such as grooming, bathing, and dressing. People diagnosed with Guillain Barre Syndrome may experience extreme fatigue so these tips will he helpful to help them conserve energy and maintain independence

This video posted by an Occupational Therapist shows how to use 2 pieces of adaptive equipment which may be helpful for someone recovering from Guillain Barre Syndrome. In the video, she describes the equipment, a scoop dish and a dressing stick, and demonstrates how to use them

This video posted by an Occupational Therapist shows how to use 2 pieces of adaptive equipment which may be helpful for someone recovering from Guillain Barre Syndrome. In the video, she describes the equipment, a scoop dish and a dressing stick, and demonstrates how to use them

Adaptive equipment to enable activities of daily living. This site gives an overview of various types of adaptive equipment that could be useful for some experiencing difficulty with ADLs due to illness. It includes information about equipment for dressing, eating, toileting, and bathing, with links to more information or where the items can be purchased.

Adaptive equipment to enable activities of daily living

Adaptive equipment enables people with disabilites and special needs to perform activities of daily living.

This video is a helpful demonstration of how to use a sock aid  and a long handled shoe horn to help with dressing. Patients with Guillain Barre  syndrome may experience fatigue and weakness and could benefit from devices like this to help them remain independent with dressing

This video is a helpful demonstration of how to use a sock aid and a long handled shoe horn to help with dressing. Patients with Guillain Barre syndrome may experience fatigue and weakness and could benefit from devices like this to help them remain independent with dressing

This is a link to the PT / OT rehabilitation department of Duke University. It includes information about adaptive equipment that may be recommended by an occupational therapist to help the patient with  bathing and grooming

Bathing | Department of Physical & Occupational Therapy

Patient Stories and Support

GBS Experiences. This website was developed by a patient who was diagnosed with Guillain Barre Syndrome. It includes information about the disease, but also has a section for others to share their experiences with the disease

Guillain Barre & Me by Michael McCarthy

Nearly 20 years ago, I had Guillain Barre Syndrome. Though it happened a long time ago, memory of it comes back to me like it was yesterday. Two weeks ago I got

Information on Guillian Barre from GBS/CIDP Foundation International including support for the patient and information for the caregiver. This is a reliable source because it is the international non-profit organization supporting people with Guillain Barre Syndrome.

Support - GBS/CIDP Foundation International

Providing support to our GBS and CIDP community is a gratifying motivation.

A First Step - Understanding Guillain-Barre Syndrome by Brian S. Langton. This book was written by a gentleman who had Guillain Barre Syndrome. He shares his story and information about the disease

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All chronic illnesses have a beginning. My chronic fatigue started began with a life-threatening disease called Guillain-Barre Syndrome. A story from a survivor of the disease

The time I almost died - I Pick Up Pennies

All chronic illnesses have a beginning. My chronic fatigue started began with a life-threatening disease called Guillain-Barre Syndrome. A story from a survivor of the disease

Guillain-Barré Syndrome. This video shares information about Guillain Barre and the story of a patient survivor story. Posted by the Mayo Clinic

Guillain-Barré Syndrome - Mayo Clinic

Visit http://mayocl.in/2gVvkCr for more information on Guillain-Barre care at Mayo Clinic or to request an appointment. The symptoms came on fast. Within wee...

Causes of the Disease

Guillain-Barré Syndrome  | Campylobacter | CDC. This fact sheet includes information about the potential causes of GBS including infection from Campylobacter.

Guillain-Barré Syndrome | Campylobacter

Guillain-Barre syndrome             | Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) – an NCATS Program. This article discusses the various potential causes of Guillain Barre Syndrome including a possible genetic link. This is published by the National Institutes of Health

Guillain-Barre syndrome | Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) – an NCATS Program

A collection of disease information resources and questions answered by our Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Specialists for Guillain-Barre syndrome

Guillain-Barré Syndrome | Michigan Medicine

Guillain-Barré Syndrome | Michigan Medicine

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WHO | Guillain–Barré syndrome (GBS). Information about the Ziki Virus as a cause of Guillain Barre Syndrome. This section of the World Health Organization website provides links to many articles about the disease

Guillain–Barré syndrome (GBS)

In Guillain-Barré syndrome, the body's immune system attacks part of the peripheral nervous system. The syndrome can affect the nerves that control muscle movement as well as those that transmit feelings of pain, temperature and touch. This can result in muscle weakness and loss of sensation in the legs and/or arms.

Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) Causes & Symptoms

Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) Causes & Symptoms

Guillain-Barre syndrome is a nerve disorder with unknown causes. It is an acute and rapidly progressive inflammation of nerves that causes loss of sensation and muscle weakness. Read more about Guillian-Barre syndrome.

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Guillain-Barré Syndrome  | Campylobacter | CDC. This fact sheet includes information about the potential causes of GBS including infection from Campylobacter.

Guillain-Barré Syndrome | Campylobacter

Guillain-Barre syndrome             | Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) – an NCATS Program. This article discusses the various potential causes of Guillain Barre Syndrome including a possible genetic link. This is published by the National Institutes of Health

Guillain-Barre syndrome | Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) – an NCATS Program

A collection of disease information resources and questions answered by our Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Specialists for Guillain-Barre syndrome

Guillain-Barré Syndrome | Michigan Medicine

Guillain-Barré Syndrome | Michigan Medicine

Top of the page

Saving energy with self-care activities. This is a document describing some ways that a patient can conserve energy while completing Activities of Daily living such as grooming, bathing, and dressing. People diagnosed with Guillain Barre Syndrome may experience extreme fatigue so these tips will he helpful to help them conserve energy and maintain independence

Saving energy with self-care activities. This is a document describing some ways that a patient can conserve energy while completing Activities of Daily living such as grooming, bathing, and dressing. People diagnosed with Guillain Barre Syndrome may experience extreme fatigue so these tips will he helpful to help them conserve energy and maintain independence

Plasmapheresis: Definition and Patient Education. This website provides information about plasmapheresis, a common treatment for autoimmune diseases like Guillain Barre. It gives an overview of the treatment, what to expect, how to prepare for the treatment, and possible side effects. It is a reliable source because it uses information compiled from other reliable sources and lists them at the end of the article.

Plasmapheresis: Definition and Patient Education

Plasmapheresis is a procedure that can be used to treat some autoimmune disorders. Learn more about this procedure.

This video posted by an Occupational Therapist shows how to use 2 pieces of adaptive equipment which may be helpful for someone recovering from Guillain Barre Syndrome. In the video, she describes the equipment, a scoop dish and a dressing stick, and demonstrates how to use them

This video posted by an Occupational Therapist shows how to use 2 pieces of adaptive equipment which may be helpful for someone recovering from Guillain Barre Syndrome. In the video, she describes the equipment, a scoop dish and a dressing stick, and demonstrates how to use them

Adaptive equipment to enable activities of daily living. This site gives an overview of various types of adaptive equipment that could be useful for some experiencing difficulty with ADLs due to illness. It includes information about equipment for dressing, eating, toileting, and bathing, with links to more information or where the items can be purchased.

Adaptive equipment to enable activities of daily living

Adaptive equipment enables people with disabilites and special needs to perform activities of daily living.

This video is a helpful demonstration of how to use a sock aid  and a long handled shoe horn to help with dressing. Patients with Guillain Barre  syndrome may experience fatigue and weakness and could benefit from devices like this to help them remain independent with dressing

This video is a helpful demonstration of how to use a sock aid and a long handled shoe horn to help with dressing. Patients with Guillain Barre syndrome may experience fatigue and weakness and could benefit from devices like this to help them remain independent with dressing

This is a link to the PT / OT rehabilitation department of Duke University. It includes information about adaptive equipment that may be recommended by an occupational therapist to help the patient with  bathing and grooming

Bathing | Department of Physical & Occupational Therapy

Guillain-Barre syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - This website has information about Guillain Barre Syndrome, what it is, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Information is provided by the Mayo Clinic which is a reputable health care facility

Guillain-Barre syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment

This rare autoimmune disorder affects the nerves, causing weakness and tingling in the arms and legs that rapidly spreads throughout the body.

WHO | Guillain–Barré syndrome (GBS). Information about the Ziki Virus as a cause of Guillain Barre Syndrome. This section of the World Health Organization website provides links to many articles about the disease

Guillain–Barré syndrome (GBS)

In Guillain-Barré syndrome, the body's immune system attacks part of the peripheral nervous system. The syndrome can affect the nerves that control muscle movement as well as those that transmit feelings of pain, temperature and touch. This can result in muscle weakness and loss of sensation in the legs and/or arms.

Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) 101 - YouTube. This is a video that very simply describes Guillain Barre Syndrome. The video is from the Guillain Barre Foundation which provides education materials and support for those wanting to know more about the disease

Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) 101

This whiteboard-style video will provide you with a basic understanding of GBS and answer some of your questions. It's a great way to teach your family and f...

What Is Guillain-Barre Syndrome? This article gives an overview of what the disease is, what causes it, and how it is treated. It is from WebMD a reliable source for health information.

What Is Guillain-Barre Syndrome?

WebMD shares what you need to know about Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder.

GBS Experiences. This website was developed by a patient who was diagnosed with Guillain Barre Syndrome. It includes information about the disease, but also has a section for others to share their experiences with the disease

Guillain Barre & Me by Michael McCarthy

Nearly 20 years ago, I had Guillain Barre Syndrome. Though it happened a long time ago, memory of it comes back to me like it was yesterday. Two weeks ago I got

Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) Causes & Symptoms

Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) Causes & Symptoms

Guillain-Barre syndrome is a nerve disorder with unknown causes. It is an acute and rapidly progressive inflammation of nerves that causes loss of sensation and muscle weakness. Read more about Guillian-Barre syndrome.

Information on Guillian Barre from GBS/CIDP Foundation International including support for the patient and information for the caregiver. This is a reliable source because it is the international non-profit organization supporting people with Guillain Barre Syndrome.

Support - GBS/CIDP Foundation International

Providing support to our GBS and CIDP community is a gratifying motivation.