I Gastroparesis

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    We are also doing a Twitter campaign to have

    one of our members go on the Ellen Show for Awareness - the hashtag for this is #EllenDanceWithRaven We also use #green4gp
    Debdst Debdst
    51-55, F
    May 5, 2015

    Intestinal Failure Gastroparesis

    Hello my name is joe i have started this discussion for my mum who suffers with gastroparesis and intestinal failure. I am trying to find out about people who have this similar problem has my mum is unable to empty her bowls on top of not being able to eat, she is on a NJ tube...
    mts1 mts1
    61-65
    Apr 2, 2013

    Intestinal Failure Gastroparesis

    Hello my name is joe i have started this discussion for my mum who suffers with gastroparesis and intestinal failure. I am trying to find out about people who have this similar problem has my mum is unable to empty her bowls on top of not being able to eat, she is on a NJ tube...
    mts1 mts1
    61-65
    Apr 2, 2013

    If I Had To Do It Over Again!

    Hi my name is Linda and I was diagnosed w/gastroparesis about 6 months ago, I've lost 44 pounds in about 6 months and hate that I can't eat the foods that I've enjoyed all my life. Along w/gp I also have gastritis, GERD, and I was told today that I've developed diverticulitis...
    lclinda lclinda
    56-60, F
    Oct 18, 2012

    Gastroparesis

    My son has had GP for approx 3 years.  We have tried juicing, enzymes, prevesit, chiropractic treatment, light energy,  and of course diet.  Anyone out there know of any other natural treatments?  How about acupunture?
    wemengers wemengers
    46-50
    1 Response Apr 26, 2012

    I have had GP for 7 years.

    .diagnosed in 2006 after months of severe nausea (24/7),bloating and stomach pains. I didn't have a appetite but with nausea and bloating trying to eat was impossible. I started to loose weight rapidly..80lbs in 4months. I was constantly hurting and tired because even though I...
    teacherlady43 teacherlady43
    46-50, F
    Dec 24, 2013

    Gastroparesis?

    Hi, I am a 25 year old female and I live in the UK. I have no idea if I have gastroparesis but I seem to have the symptoms and it is utter hell. I had an eating disorder till I was almost 23 and havent had a major relapse since. For nearly two months now I have suffered violent...
    losingw8losinghope losingw8losinghope
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 2, 2013

    Hopeless

    Hello everyone, I dont know where to start. I came across this panel while trying to find out more information about gastroparesis and the treatments to help control it. My sister is 33 yrs old and a diabetic who was diagnosed two years ago and its been the most difficult thing...
    worriedsisternj worriedsisternj
    41-45
    Oct 20, 2013

    I have been living with Gastroparesis,

    migraines, and other motility issues for over 16 yrs and am now advocating for a #curegp and an awareness campaign to create a spotlight on this illness! We have a website www.curegp.com with our stories and efforts to tear down the curtain veil of #invisibleIllness from this...
    Debdst Debdst
    51-55, F
    May 5, 2015

    You can vote on the Ellen page www.

    ellennation.com Thank you all support is appreciated to bring awareness to this motility disorder
    Debdst Debdst
    51-55, F
    May 5, 2015

    Does your Gastroparesis get worse

    when you're ill with a cold/flu? Or does it get better or stay the same?
    Gastroparesis Gastroparesis
    36-40, M
    Nov 26, 2015

    This Has Saved My Life

    I too have GP with many of the symptoms others here have listed. I have great insurance....they even paid for me to be evaluated at Mayo Clinic. Unfortunately there is no cure, and many of us will live a lifetime with the various stages of nausea, vomiting and weight loss...
    oldantique oldantique
    56-60
    1 Response Sep 1, 2012

    Gastroparesis: A Little Of My Story

    Gastroparesis: A Little Of My Story By: Me Written on September 22nd, 2012 Im a 39 year old woman who was diagoned after 3 years of tests in 2007. It finally took the gasteric empting test 4 1/2 to still not complete and they called it off and sent me home with a <4...
    serinitysurfer serinitysurfer
    36-40
    Sep 22, 2012

    Here are two documents to sign to help lift the

    veil of #InvisibleIllness A Proclamation to designate August as Gastroparesis Awareness Month and the second is a Petition to Establish Gastroparesis a Disability #sign4gp You can find links on both my site www.iamokaynow.com and www.curegp.com
    Debdst Debdst
    51-55, F
    May 5, 2015

    A Gastroparesis Experience

    Gastroparesis is delayed gastric emptying/digestion. Normally in diabetics, but can be idiopathic (unknown, thus Idiopathic Gastroparesis (IG). Poor digestion of stomach muscle due to a damaged vagus nerve that controls digestion. These are some things I've learned over the...
    kitalbrown kitalbrown
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 7, 2011

    I have had gastroparesis

    and other GI issues for five years. I have chronic pain, nausea, and diarrhea. My weight is extremely low. I am on the gastroparesis diet, gluten free diet, and lactose intol. diet. It requires a lot of creative cooking. One of my meds is domperidone. I take eight per day...
    artworks artworks
    61-65, F
    1 Response Dec 11, 2013

    Gastroparesis: My Story

    Hi all, Lately I have been suffering with depression due to my illness, and so I felt sharing my story and knowing there were other people out there struggling with the same problem would be a way to keep me fighting. I first became ill in 2007 - I cant remember exactly how it...
    AcapellaRose14 AcapellaRose14
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 20, 2013
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