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Can I get Social Security Disability Benefits if I suffer from Guillain Barre Syndrome?
Answer: Guillain Barre Syndrome (“GBS”) is a very serious autoimmune disorder that causes your immune system to attack your nervous system. GBS results in widespread tingling and weakness of extremities which can lead to pain and even paralysis. The symptoms of this condition may include:Weakness and tingling sensation in the legs often spreading to the arms and upper body. The symptoms can increase in intensity to the point that the muscles cannot be used at all. This can become very severe causing the person to become paralyzed; in this case Guillain-Barre Syndrome can become life threatening. Paralysis could interfere with breathing, blood pressure, and/or heart rate. Read more…
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