so scared i need advice please :(

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I'm so scared.....i thought I would be ok but I not...I got a head cold and then I started to feel prickling in my hands and feet...o had a panic attack the other day I had to use a paper bag to get my worried about guilloan barre syndrome..n I'm scared because a cold can trigger it.....i am feel like I'm going back to the way I was and I can't stop crying...GBS can somebody please give me facts about this ilness and reassure me...I thought I had this weeks ago and doctor said its very rare...sad sad I know this is stupid but I am unbelievably scared...i have a head col..could I have this

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    No Rachel you don't have this condition.  PLEASE PLEASE, stop worrying about things that will not happen, your wasting your life, your cold is persistant because your system must be run down with all the worry.

    Now go and put a comedy on or read a funny book.

    Let us know how you feel in a wee while

    Hugs x

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      Dear Rachel,

      I'm one of those who believe that ignorance is not a bliss, and rather prefer ''knowledge is power'' - so forgive me being frank:

      * I know of two people who have had Guillain-Barre, they were hospitalised and it was serious, but they both pulled through and are ok. So yes it is rare like your GP said, but it does happen (like to my two friends). NHS choices describes its signs and symptoms, but the same can be caused by other illnesses like tick borne illnesses. So to empower yourself, and feel in charge of your health and wellbeing you may find help: 

      *  with pins&needles by taking vitamin Bs (all the various 'numbers') and to help with facial muscle twitching (and/or night time leg cramps, and fatigue) magnesium (many people are deficient).

      * have you ever had a blood test to check your thyroid?

      Kind regards


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      Thank u godmother..i am taking b vitamins but tonight I have a head cold and the pins and needles feel worse...thats why I was scared it was guillain barre...could u private mail me please...thank u xx
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    I have been through this and still have flare ups of the worry now ! you won't have it hunnie anxiety triggers a lot of the symtoms I have muscle twitching everywhere my face the lot it's been 5 months or more now but since the worry has gone onto something else the symtoms have lessened not stopped but not as much as I had them xx
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