BROOKE’S PERSONAL STORY

My Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction Story I went undiagnosed with Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction (SOD) for 14 years… Immediately after having my gallbladder out in 1998, I developed severe pain in my right side, under my ribs that radiated to my back and shoulder. My primary care and GI doctors ordered an endoscopy, barium enema, […]

YUVARAJ’S PERSONAL STORY

Hi ALl….In first place my heart goes out to all who have been suffering from GI disorders..! I am a 24 year old male from India, Late April 2013 i had Typhiod fever post that i developed intestine infection… Currently i am undiagnosed with symtoms of Abdomen pain, hunger, constipation/diaherria, nausea and head pain. Its […]

IRENE’S PERSONAL STORY

My story is a journey I have described in www.slowstomach.com It is an ongoing story, one that I am currently still adding to, but feel free to use it to increase awareness of gastroparesis. Thank You, Irene

RLE’S PERSONAL STORY

This is actually a story about my late husband , who just passed away on June 17, 2013 at 50 years of age. He had wasted away to 94 pounds, he used to be 210 pounds, 5’11”. He literally died from having chronic diarrhea for over 15 years which led to wasting sundrome, malabsorbtion syndrome. […]

AMANDA’S PERSONAL STORY

I am a 24-year-old female. Throughout my childhood I suffered with constant GI problems. My parent’s told me that when I was a baby I could projectile vomit like you would not believe. As long as I could remember, I would throw up almost daily. It was fairly random and just became a part of […]

MARCY’S PERSONAL STORY

Hi. It all started with being fed cow’s milk when I was a baby. I was constipated from that time on. In my family, we ate what is considered the American diet–meat, dairy, eggs, fruits, vegetables, processed foods, baked goods, white bread, and so on. I remained constipated while being potty trained and received repeated […]

DEB’S PERSONAL STORY

Gastroparesis the beginning. I believe my journey began in 1989 with the first migraine, but I didn’t realize it. The first migraine I had was a reaction to Indocin. I thought, at the time! And it may very well have been! What you also need to know? Is that I was an avid exerciser, biker, […]

DEBBIE’S PERSONAL STORY

This is my mother’s story. April 2013, elective surgery for lower back pain. Same day surgery, in and out. Within 48 hours my mother rushed to the hospital with a blood clot in the lower back and was sent to surgery to alleviate. Within a week of the 2nd surgery she was again hospitalized for […]