NATALIE’S PERSONAL STORY

About 11 years ago I was diagnosed with POTS. It took 6 months and 6 doctors to discount my symptoms completely. From the beginning my sudden issues were blamed on stress and anxiety by just about everyone. My immediate family. My friends. My trauma surgeon father in law who said my problems were above his […]

KATHY’S PERSONAL STORY

My story starts a little different from most I suppose. Three years ago, I woke up one am with one breast huge and red. I’m not breastfeeding and was in my mid 30s so I went to the ER and they said mastitis and gave me antibiotics. At that point I was feeling nauseated and […]

SALLY’S PERSONAL STORY

Hi I have suffered with IBS since 18 and then at 28 suddenly turned from urgency to go to chronic constipation. I now have chronic diarrhoea for nearly 3 months has anyone else had long spells of constipation and then sudden diarrhoea?

CLAIRE’S PERSONAL STORY

I have had severe epigastric pain once in a while…also been diagnosed with Gerd..but they have found nothing for 6 years now…I feel like dying honestly..the pain is too much but all they ever say is that I have acidity….I don’t want this life anymore….they see nothing…I’ve gone through every form of imagery thrice but […]

JOAN’S PERSONAL STORY

Back in the late 60s I was having UTI infections that required antibiotics, no one was talking about Candida or other Intestinal bacterial overgrowth in the Gut. I never got a good explanation of why these infections kept getting worse. Later I took a test for Hypoglycemia and added that to my list, Then I […]

BECCA’S PERSONAL STORY

I was diagnosed with UC when I was 13. Painful Cramps , Bloody stools. Hospitalized for 13 days, received blood, lost weight. I’m 49 and still living with but went in remission meany times, for years. I haven’t seen a Dr since 22yrs old. Just a few flare ups here but I try and manage […]

JAN’S PERSONAL STORY

Have suffered with chronic constipation my whole life.. I am 68 years old. I have tried linzess which worked for about 1 year and now stopped working .. have tried montegrity and trulance and amitza… nothing!!I don’t know what else to do.. have started drinking high fiber powder drinks which makes me go but it […]

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 […]

ALLISON’S PERSONAL STORY

I have severe regurgitation. I had to get an endoscopy done last year and I found out I have an open valve in my chest which means my food doesn’t digest properly and I’m stuck with throwing it back up everytime I eat/drink. It was manageable for my whole life. It became my normal. But […]

JUDITH’S PERSONAL STORY

Starting as a teenager, through my life, chronic heartburn and chronic broncitis. At age 65, started coughing and clearing my throat, non-stop. Many G.P’s, E.N.T, Pulmonary, Heart, Allery, Thyroid specialists later. This took about five years, No one gave me an answer! I thought of a Gastro doctor in Dec.2019, Endoscopy done, D.X=Gerd, hiatial hernia, […]

MANDY’S PERSONAL STORY

Hey Guys!At the age of 19 I developed IBS , which was extremely severe for many years. I was then advised to have a hysterectomy by a dr ( as I already had the children I wanted ) this helped a lot. But then since 2019 I’ve gotten a weak bladder/bowel I have Gerd and […]

SARAH’S PERSONAL STORY

The last 2 months have been horrible. Very much a rollercoaster ride. Doctors don’t know what’s going on.  2 months ago I fell ill with what I thought was a gastro bug. Symptoms were lethargy, stomach cramps, constant nausea, occasional diarrhoea, loss of appetite and weakness. I went through all the tests and they all came […]