Reply To: GBS tremors

June 20, 2020 at 3:40 pm

It sounds like your GBS may have been triggered by a Campylobacter infection. GBS is almost always a single event and does not return after its normal 4-6 week run. It is not uncommon, however, to experience symptoms for many months after the initial onset of GBS.

If your condition continues to worsen, you should be tested for CIDP. The following key tests can help diagnose CIDP:
– Check for diminished or absent deep tendon reflexes.
– A spinal tap, to analyze cerebrospinal fluid for elevated protein levels.
– A Nerve Conduction Velocity Study that measures how well individual nerves can send an electrical signal from the spinal cord to the muscles.

Should you be diagnosed with CIDP, ask your doctor about Plasma Exchange and corticosteroids for treatment.

For treatment now, you may wish to consider a combination of Vitamin B12 (Methylcobalamin 5000MCG) and Alpha Lipoic Acid (1200MG – 1800MG) daily to help with peripheral neuropathy, tremors, and fatigue. These over-the-counter supplements have helped some who have suffered from GBS and have few side effects.