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Is it alright to drink alcohol when you are recovering from Guillain Barre Syndrome?

By Anonymous January 31, 2011 - 10:28am
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My husband was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome last August 2010 and still shows symptoms. He still drinks alcohol like he used to before he was diagnosed. I would think it better to abstain until the nerves are back to normal.

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Hi Anon

Thanks for your question!

Drinking alcohol when recovering from any kind of illness is not a good idea. In fact, alcohol usage is a factor in diagnosing GBS.

I think it's a good idea for him to abstain or limit himself to a few beers per week (or whatever his choice of drink is). Do you think he drinks too much, as it is?


January 31, 2011 - 12:40pm
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