YASSINE YAZZAN'S PERSONAL STORY

November 16, 2020 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

I was diagnosed with GERD grade B before 3 moths,


i thought this will not last too long, as my doctor was reacting too cold toward it,


but since that ,i have not had a normal day anymore, i wasn’t aware which food I’m supposed to eat, and which are the

PATRICK'S PERSONAL STORY

November 9, 2020 All Functional GI & Motility Disorders

My story is about my son Michael.  On Valentine's day, 2015 I got a call from Michael explaining that he had thrown up and it looked like coffeee grounds.  I told him he needed to get to the emergency room right away because he was bleeding.  A short time later he called me to tell me that he made it to the ER and they had diagnosed him with esophogeal cancer, stage IV with metas

ALICIA'S PERSONAL STORY

October 21, 2020 Gastroparesis

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 the time. When i was 16 I was diagnosed with a peptic ulcer in my stomach. So for the next few years, i was treated for th

MARK'S PERSONAL STORY

October 21, 2020 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

I've had indigestion issues all my life but at age 35 I began taking PPI's which eliminated any need for antacids and I could eat/drink anything without concern. Two years ago, age 58, I woke up with the taste of acid in my mouth which I had never experienced.


I went to see a Gastro Dr, had endoscopy, ph monitoring, and motility test. Found out my LES doesnt close, my reflux was n

ELLIE'S PERSONAL STORY

October 19, 2020 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Being constipated is something very familiar to me and has been something I've struggled with for as long as I can remember. I thought having a bowel movement maybe once a week was normal. I had always had stomach pains, but I just dismissed them. When I was 15 my stomach pain got significantly worse. We finally went to the Doctor and it turned out that I was lactose intolerant. After cutting d

GODSON'S PERSONAL STORY

September 26, 2020 Upper GI Disorders

This all started sometime in June this year..  I had lunch and slept off... On waking up, it was just like my whole chest to stomach area was filled up. I had never felt anything like it brfore.. I was so scared because of Covid-19 so I didn't go to the hospital... I got anti biotics because I felt I just had chest congestion due to a cold. It got worse till I later discovered it might be

ALLISON'S PERSONAL STORY

September 19, 2020 Gastroparesis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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 colitis, from being on antibiotic. This superbug turned my entire world upside down. It left me feeling we

LARN MARNI'S PERSONAL STORY

September 16, 2020 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

I started getting problems with reflux in 2014, I would get the usual heart burn after eating certain types of acid forming foods which became frequent, i used to drink alcohol and spicy foods. the problem progressed to central/upper chest pain which I first thought was a heart attack. The doctor prescribed 20mg Omeprezol (PPI) and told me to reduce drinking and try changing my diet. Like every

BREE'S PERSONAL STORY

September 13, 2020 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

I'm 16 and about 4 months Ago my tummy started grumbling after I ate certain things but I just ignored it at first then one Day I went out and had red rooster and that night I was up vomiting with the worst pain I was really confused why, I called a doctor out and they told me alot of teenagers get acid in there stomach from stress , by the next day I had to go to the hospital because the pain

ANONYMOUS'S PERSONAL STORY

August 23, 2020 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Hi,


I thought I would share my story. I am in my early twenties and have been suffering with IBS for 7 years. Before this illness started, I was a straight A student, very ambitious, confident and sociable. I first started seeing symptoms after I was pushed into a dirty lake by someone as a practical joke and I ingested some of the water. Since then, my grades dropped drastically,

BRANDON'S PERSONAL STORY

August 19, 2020 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

This is my successul experience how to treat my Gerd (not cure). 


I have Gerd since i was 30 (now im 38). I am now no longer raking PPI or H2 blocker but acid reducer (2 or 3 days a month). 


how do I treat my Gerd without medicine ? I would go straight to the answer so you dont have to read a long story : DOING PUSH-UP EXERCISE. You have to exercise hard si

SARA 'S PERSONAL STORY

August 12, 2020 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

I have suffered with chronic severe mental issues for 16 years. I'm 21 now. As of January 2020, I have been suffering severe abdominal pain associated with Functional Dyspepsia and IBS. Every day is like hell. I can barely fall asleep due to the immense pain I'm in. I feel severely depressed and worried about how long I will have to suffer. I was doing semi okay for about 3 months, with 6-7/10

TERRI LACKEY MCMICHAEL'S PERSONAL STORY

August 9, 2020 Upper GI Disorders

I remember it like it was yesterday. It was June 25, the day that Michael Jackson died. I was watching it from the family flooring store I was working out on my laptop, and I had been drinking V-8 juice and the V-8 fruit juice when it hit me. I thought I was having a heart attack, the pain behind my breast bone was so bad it felt like I had been shot.


    I got up from m

JEANNE'S PERSONAL STORY

July 31, 2020 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Hi, I'm 65 years old. I'm active, we own horses and camp and trail ride. I'm a little overweight. I have been suffering 10 years with reflux. I have had every test. Shows nothing. I take 20 mg Nexium. Nothing is helping. I have constant burning in my throat, throat clearing, sore throat. At this point I'm worried about my esophagus. I also have pain in my back and some in chest.. I have had EKG

EVON'S PERSONAL STORY

July 22, 2020 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

The first thing that comes to mind occurred when I was nine and I was with my Mom.  She asked me “When is the last time you had a bowel movement?” I thought she meant, when was the last time I threw up.  After all, whenever the

ANONYMOUS'S PERSONAL STORY

July 18, 2020 Fecal Incontinence

I wish I had've found this website earlier.


I'm 44 and was incontinent aged 4 - 16. I was raised by a single mother and had three normal adult siblings. The bowel problem is completely over and I'm fine apart from some digestive issues, but it's the emotional scars from having this happen to me when I was so young that run very deep.


My incontinence was stress/anxiet

PAUL GAYTHWAITE'S PERSONAL STORY

July 1, 2020 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Hi 


I have only been suffering with gerd for 2 months or so now, it all started with me eating late at night and going straight to sleep, I would wake up feeling sick and have a bit of heartburn to start with. A few days later I noticed that I had chest pain that felt like it was coming from just below my breastbone, I also noticed I could feel the pain inbetween my shoulder

ANGELA'S PERSONAL STORY

June 22, 2020 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

I am a 16 year old suffering from GERD. I was first diagnosed when I was around 5 years old. But I suffered from it since I was a newborn. In addition to GERD, I also have asthma and allergies. I'm basically sick often and my allergies trigger my asthma, which trigger my reflux and vice versa. I have lost my voice from the acid several times. I had my second reflux induced asthma attack and it

ANONYMOUS'S PERSONAL STORY

June 13, 2020 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Hello Guys,


Just wanted to write about my experience so far and see if anyone have any similar stories and any treatments that help. It all started about 2 months ago in the middle of April, I was eating some strawberries and laid down right away and all of a sudden felt like a weird sensation in the middle of the chest. I thought it was normal at first just to have my first heart