Thanks Eva

January 28, 2007 at 3:04 pm

That’s exactly my concern. I have trouble enough explaining the two different set of symptoms, knowing one is arthiritis and the other is (well now I know) gbs-related. I am worried that treatment for the arthritis may aggravate my other difficulties. I read on another post, somewhere on here, that steriods such as Prednisone may worsen gbs-residual effects. I’ve been on prednisone a lot this year due to a variety of things: spider bite, elbow swelling, and some other events. Any chance taking Prednisone has caused the increase in muscle fatigue and spasms?

Eva, does the frequency of your symptoms vary? I was keeping a journal and notice that some problems, like restricted breathing, only happen 1-2 x a year. My muscle spasms occur mostly in the afternoon or at night a couple of times a week, while the muscle fatigue and soreness is present all the time. The tingling/numbing/burning in my fingers occurs a couple of times a month. I’m curious how often you experience difficulties, if you don’t mind me asking.