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How do I manage my Guillain-Barre syndrome on a daily basis?

Coping with Guillain-Barre syndrome at initial onset is crucial. Once under a doctor's supervision, the person suffering from Guillain-Barre syndrome usually experiences periods of remission where coping managing the syndrome is necessary. Although most people with Guillain-Barre syndrome achieve full recovery, initial onset of the syndrome forces you to face the possibility of long term disability.

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