VANESSA’S PERSONAL STORY

Hi everyone, hope all of you are doing well. My gerd story is quite different, at first I had abdominal and flank pain. The ultrasound result said I had UTI, after taking 1 week of antibiotics, the pain came back after 5 days. I was advised to have a urine culture test and after 1 […]

KIRAN’S PERSONAL STORY

I am 35 year old woman and have been struggling with IBS for the last 15 years .it all started just like gas problem.i farted during a class session. So much of embarrassment. Those days I had some huge stress in my life ..some life changing events like I moved to a hostel for my […]

BOB’S PERSONAL STORY

Been struggling with gerd for years . Trying everything out there nothing helping . Thinking about surgery . Want this crap to be gone.

CHRISTINA’S PERSONAL STORY

Hi guysJust wanted to share, I don’t know how I found this page but everyone’s stories seem to be really sad and full of worry. I had Covid in January and was randomly diagnosed this in out of hours GP after still having chest pain (which I thought was due to virus)Never had acid reflux […]

ANONYMOUS PERSONAL STORY

Hello, I’m 27 yo. I’ve had IBS-M since I had memory, it took along way down to be diagnosed in the past with the condition. Right now it’s been worse since I feel like this thing is progressing, I’ve never experienced an attack before, usually it was only a small biting pain in my left […]

ENGY’S PERSONAL STORY

I’m a 22 year old college student from MN. Born in Egypt, raised in the US. I got diagnosed with IBS – Constipation & GERD when I was 15. I got Post – Infectious IBS from when I traveled back to my home country then. I ate at a restaurant over there & I ended […]

COLLEEN’S PERSONAL STORY

I have always had periods of having heartburn and would usually turn to tums to deal, but didn’t think it was an issue. But last fall I started noticing that I sometimes had trouble swallowing, sometimes it felt like food was stuck on the way down. And some nights I would wake up with acid […]

ZOE’S PERSONAL STORY

Hi, I’ve had a wild ride with GERD and I’m still struggling, but things are getting better, or maybe I’m being too optimistic. It started in 2017 with a case of food poisoning and that seemed to set something off in my stomach and I’ve struggled since. My GERD along with my anxiety contributed to […]

GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) develops when the back-flow (reflux) of stomach contents causes troublesome symptoms and/or complications. Serious health problems can result if it is not treated properly. The most frequent symptoms of are, heartburn and acid regurgitation, are so common that they may not be associated with a disease. Self-diagnosis can lead to mistreatment. […]