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Guillain-Barre & Associated Inflammatory Neuropathies


Address

Glennys Sanders House
Pride Parkway
Sleaford, NG34 8GL United Kingdom

Phone

1529469910

Fax

01529-469915

800 Number

0800-374803

Description

Guillain-Barré syndrome, also known as AIDP, is an acute auto-immune condition affecting the peripheral nerves, in which the body’s immune system attacks the myelin sheath (insulating coating of the nerves). This leads to the short-circuiting of the nerve signals which causes sudden weakness resulting in paralysis and a loss of sensation, often but not always with severe pain. The worst degree of weakness is usually reached within 4 weeks and always within 6 weeks. Recovery can take a few weeks or many months. What we do: -Help people understand and manage GBS, CIDP and the associated variants -Promote and facilitate both clinical and non-clinical research -Raise awareness of the charity and conditions

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