ANONYMOUS’S PERSONAL STORY

I write this at 6am as I suffer a flare up for the past week, luckily I haven’t thrown up yet today, This all started at a younger age i am now 20 Ive always experienced random stomachaches or would just randomly throw up every so often, it was enough to hate it but not […]

ANONYMOUS PERSONAL STORY

I’m 53 years old and was disgnoised with Cardiac Sarcoidosis in 2019. I had a ICD device implanted December of that same year. I had been battling chest pains since 2015, and received conflicting medical disgnoises as to if I had heart attact in 2016, although two Cardiac MRI suggest it. In addition, Cardiac MRI […]

CYNTHIA’S PERSONAL STORY

My son Sam was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy in 2016, underwent LVAD placement in November of that year, then had a heart transplant in December. He was 16 years old at the time. Post transplant he vomited every day and was constantly nauseous, and we thought it was a reaction to all the medications. In […]

VERN’S PERSONAL STORY

I just want to tell people how I control it. The most success ive had keeping it away, and if we’re all talking about the same thing, wouldnt u give almost anything to not have this affliction? I take a Nexium and probiotic everyday in morning. I eat only ham and swiss lunchables, cheeseburgers from […]

SHANNON’S PERSONAL STORY

I don’t know where to start with this. As I’m typing, I’m in a bad flare. Can barely keep broth and water down. The last time I was in a flare was over a year ago. But let’s go back to when this first started. In 2015, I was 32 years old, married and have […]

LINDA’S PERSONAL STORY

My story started about 1 month after my father died 5 years ago. First they told me I was just grieving but after a month they admitted to the hospital for tests. They couldn’t figure it out, but there was 1 Dr. reminded me of an old country Dr. wanted to do one more test. […]

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 […]

ALICIA’S PERSONAL STORY

Hello everyone! I am an 18 year old girl who has been throwing up my whole life. I have always had a bad relationship with food, but now it’s worse than I could ever imagined. For a while I just thought i couldn’t eat greasy or fried foods because i would be nauseous all of […]

ALLISON’S PERSONAL STORY

Hi, my name is Allison and I am 21 years old. I’m a senior in college finishing out my final year with a Management degree. I was just diagnosed with Gastroparesis July of 2020. However, I’ve been dealing with stomach and gi issues for almost 2 years. In January of 2019 I contracted C diff […]

TINA’S PERSONAL STORY

I am recently diagnosed and it has been a long road tryi to figure out what was wrong with me. My old PCP keep insisting that nothing was wrong and all in my head but yet wouldn’t mind prescribing nausea meds and anti diarrhea meds. So I finally switched to a new PCP last month […]

ANONYMOUS’S PERSONAL STORY

I suffer from gastroperesis and I found that it was my antidepressant Effexor/venflaxin was the problem. So I was weaned off by my dr. of it and I’m so much better. I couldn’t eat, lost 30 lbs, vomiting daily. I can eat small meals now, stomach still blists and I have back and abdominal pain […]

MICHAELYNN’S PERSONAL STORY

My issues started in 2009 and it all started with persistant diarrhea, indigestion, heart palpitations and nausea. I was working a full time job and struggled to make it through each day with the diarrhea. They prescribed every drug for reflux but they only made the diarrhea worse. Eventually the diarrhea slowed down after taking […]