Guillain-Barre syndrome is a rare condition in which your immune system attacks your nerves, leading to muscle weakness and even paralysis. The exact cause of Guillain-Barre is unknown, but it often occurs after a viral or bacterial infection. There’s no cure for Guillain-Barre, but most people eventually make a full recovery. Recovery can be slow, lasting anywhere from several weeks to several years.
Guillain-Barre syndrome is a rare but serious autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks healthy nerve cells in your peripheral nervous system. This leads to weakness, numbness, and tingling. It can eventually cause paralysis. This cause of this condition is unknown, but it’s typically triggered by an infectious illness, such as the stomach flu or a lung infection.