My story: Yes. I have either functional diarrhoea or indeed IBS-D. Several gastroenterologists that I had wound up going to seem to be ‘fence-sitting‘ on this one. Something; IBS, others unexplained diarrhoea, and one gastroenterologist thought Munchausen Syndrome, as to play ‘hookie’ (skipping school).
My GERD started a few months ago and reading others personal stories has given me some hope. For me, my reflux is all day every day. I dont get a break from the pain. And being a mom and a wife I feel like I'm failing lately because I've fallen into a deep depression and becoming distant. I'm constantly having anxiety with my heartburn hoping and praying it goes away, I'm on strong ppi's twice
I suffered from IBS for 20 years and only had help to ease the symptoms. Now I have discovered the remedy. With this I hope to help all gastro reflux and IBS sufferers. I was having bloating, terrible wind, foul smelling gas, water retention, palpitations, feeling cold and insomnia. Then about 2 years ago a chance consultation with a young doc who suggested
Hi, I'm Alex, Male 25 yrs. I would like my story about my sufferings from GI disorders.
I still remember the day when it all started, all of a sudden. It was a fine day in the year 2008 & I was in my high school then at that time. Everything was fine before the break. I had my snacks and after some 30 min I felt huge rumbling in my stomach. Within few minutes, I had developed
I started having terrible pain in my chest/abdominal area, especially after eating certain foods and upon waking up. Since GERD runs in my family I assumed I had GERD and so I started taking medications that I bought at the drugstore. After 2 years of living with a lot of pain, I underwent an endoscopy procedure. A white substance was found in my esophagus and was found to be a "yeast" inf
I wanted to share my story because, after many years of suffering the symptoms of GERD, I think I'm finally starting to see light at the end of the tunnel. I've always been very apprehensive about using medication to treat this awful condition, particularly Nexium because I've read a lot about the long-long side effects, so I tried to modify my diet to avoid the constant burping, heartburn and
Hey everyone, I'm Sophie. I'm 15 and have been struggling with Irritable Bowel Syndrome for about 2 years. I still remember how it all began. I was sitting with my mom eating lunch at a deli, when I suddenly became intensely nauseous. My mom said I turning white like a ghost. I went to the bathroom with her, and was suddenly overcome with an incredible fear o
I am 46 years old, not overweight, and I am taking the time to post to this forum because I felt really really hopeless along my journey to be free of GERD, and after making specific changes in my diet, I now feel nearly completely cured of my reflux (which manifested not as heartburn but as a burning in my throat and a choking sensation). But, just 6 months ago, I was so desperate I was consid
My name is Diego and I am 22 years old. In fact, I turned today 22 and I can assure you that this is the worst birthday of my entire life. Five months ago I was diagnosed with IBS but I have experiencing symptoms for 8 months. I am writing this to you because today, after 8 months of fighting all the symptoms and the stress, I am feeling I just want to give up. I hope w
I am 43 years old and I was told I have gastroparesis about 10 years ago.
When I was around 25 is when a tumor was found in my stomach which I had removed along with half my stomach at MD Anderson in Houston because it was thought to be cancer but it turned out it was not!! But my nausea and vomitting didn't go away and after many years of Dr's trying to figure out what was wrong
I am 24 years old and I have been suffering with IBS for almost 10 years - and I wish I didn't have this "invisible" syndrome. The main issue I have with IBS is the debilitating pain that I face on a day to day basis.
Long story made short ... I've tried every probiotic, vitamin and supplement probably known to man, I have gone to the Mayo Clinic and University of Minnesota
Having IBS & Diverticulosis is horrible! Doctor #6 recently stated Clinical Psychologist might be able to help. I wanted to scream out It is NOT in my head, woman. Lost my faith in her & all the other doctors I have seen the last few decades. Pill pushing is not the answer either. I would feel much better if a MRI or something was done of my adomen. Each day is a challenge & I will
This information is in no way intended to replace the guidance of your doctor.
We advise seeing a physician
whenever a health problem arises requiring an expert’s care.
© Copyright 1998-2021 International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders, Inc. (IFFGD). All Rights Reserved.
IFFGD gratefully acknowledges the following members of our Industry Council.