Post

I Have Gastroparesis

Gastroparesis anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Gastroparesis. You're not alone. 678 People

    Glad I'm Not Alone - Hi! I was diagnoed about 6mths ago and thought for sure I would be"cured" by now. I feel like I constantly have the stomach flu. I have two kids and luckly a...
    caralat caralat 36-40, F Feb 27, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Gastroparesis....gastronomicus According to Friends - I was diagnosed with idiopathic gastroparesis in late February of this year.  It was originally treated as peptic ulcers...
    athletictrainer24 athletictrainer24 22-25, F 33 Responses Jun 26, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Diagnosed Almost 2 Years Ago. - I was diagnosed with Gastroparesis after a stomach emptying study. I was nauseous all the time. I also had stomach cramps so bad it was hard to...
    Raserei21 Raserei21 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 25, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Mine Started In 2005 When I Was 54 - I am a 59-year-old man.  We were in Honolulu at a luau in 2005 and I had terrible nausea on the bus ride back to the hotel.  I was...
    dpardess dpardess 56-60 1 Response Jun 8, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Gastroparesis Flare - I have had gastroparesis for 4 years now . What a terrible illness. Have a flare now .doeas anyone know if it is cyclic condition ? Comes and goes
    Juliahealy Juliahealy 36-40, F Oct 22, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have had gastroparesis since about 2007, and am in the midst of my 2nd flare. I am currently on reglan which has been working well, but I also have horrible reflux which is...
    jdavis39 jdavis39 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm About Ready To Throw In The Towel...... - Hello all. I'm joining this group because I have given up all hope on the healthcare system.  I used to be a paramedic for over 13...
    landm42006 landm42006 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 29, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Shakeology - Hi anyone else use Shakeology? I've been on liquid diet 6 months now, it's a life saver. Type me if you want more info.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 13, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Don't Know What To Do; - I have had stomach troubles for my whole life it seems. I am 18 and have been diagnosed with Hashimoto's disease and gastroparesis. Together they can...
    FreeBurgers FreeBurgers 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Gastroparesis And MGUS. Anyone Else Diagnosed With GP Before MGUS? - I was diagnosed with MGUS yesterday. Just what I needed --yet another "weird" condition that no one has ever...
    ambhall ambhall 41-45, F Oct 3, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Gastric Stimulator - Hi. So I'm suppose to be getting a gastric stimulator. I was wondering what can I expect? How long will I stay in the hospital? How long will the incision be...
    flooreabby93 flooreabby93 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 24, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Recently Diagnosed - I was just diagnosed yesterday with Gastroparesis and I am just looking for information and answers about it. Does the diet help/work? Medicines? Surgeries...
    racingmom511 racingmom511 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The Gastroparesis Procedure: New Cervical Traction Theory. - Abstract -- Delayed gastric emptying (GE) is called gastroparesis (associated with Irritable Bowel Syndrome...
    screeb screeb 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 19, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have gastroparesis and have really been going through a terrible downward spiral with it. It has flared awfully. I have not been able to eat solid foods for 5 weeks with the...
    calypso28 calypso28 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 15, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My Life - Hi. My name is Abby Floore. I was diagnosed with Gastroparesis 7 months ago. Since then I've tried numerous medications and nothing seems to help. My doctor got me on...
    flooreabby93 flooreabby93 18-21, F 8 Responses Oct 5, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    And Then......gastroparesis - I have suffered with digestive problems since I was 15. I was told I had ulcers ,then GERD, then a bad gallbladder, then pancreatitis, and then...
    kydeco kydeco 51-55 6 Responses May 3, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I Have Gastroparesis - hi my fellow suffers.  I was dignosed with this condition in 2008  my stomach empty's at 5% right now.I have a lot of pain with this condition  can any...
    sambrett sambrett 46-50 6 Responses Feb 4, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Living With Gastroparesis - I know that everyone's struggle with disease is different, but I thought maybe it would be useful to discuss what has worked, and what hasn't. I...
    l0nd0n l0nd0n 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 14, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was diagnosed last month with GP. I want to know about this disease- I've found that education about my illnesses helps me. For example, I learned a lot about Bipolar disorder...
    amve1984 amve1984 36-40, F Feb 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Alternative To Reglan - I have Gasgroparesis.  I had it 18 years ago for a year.   Now eighteen  years later, I got it again and I am on my eighth month...
    Berylhhh Berylhhh 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 12, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Pre And Post Diagnosis - I was diagnosed almost 4 years ago. My symptoms began maybe 4 years before that, when I woke up after a college party and was vomiting violently, but hadn...
    jc8794 jc8794 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 26, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I Have Gp, Now What? - I've been having stomach issues for probably 10 yrs....diarrhea, pain, vomiting and even intermittent constipation.  Doctors said it was my gallbladder...
    heather2010 heather2010 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Cannot Stand It Anymore! - I have recently been diagnosed with gastroparesis.  It all started 6 months ago when my baby was born.  I had a very difficult pregnancy and...
    Addiwell Addiwell 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 18, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When You're 17, Your Biggest Problem Should Be What Dress To Wear To Prom... - It started with an innocent stomachache. I was a senior in high school and it was the week of my...
    nikkipenguin nikkipenguin 18-21, F Jan 4, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Interesting Survey Out - I found the survey at http://www.livingwithgastroparesis.com/GPSurvey0610.pdf  to be very interesting.  A lot more idiopathic GP than my doctors...
    LiveNew LiveNew 31-35 4 Responses Oct 24, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Gp Girl From Az - So my story is very similar to most I have read, yet I don't hear much about peoples every day lives how that has been effected. I was diagnosed with...
    monicon77 monicon77 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 25, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Diagnosed With Gastroparesis In 2012 - I have had issues with my stomach since high school. I would wake up feeling full some days, and would need to throw up. As I went through...
    ben243 ben243 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 10, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I finally have a diagnosis, gastroparesis. I am angry, scared, depressed. I feel like I am going through this alone. I am having a bad day with this stupid illness and I have been...
    Mandolin1983 Mandolin1983 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I Have Bad Gastroparesis, Does Anyone Else Share This Experience? - I am 30 and I have had GP for about 3 years now but only properly diagnosed in August 2009. I am in...
    wigglet2003 wigglet2003 31-35, F 11 Responses Feb 8, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I Have GP But Feel Better Than Ever.....Find Out Why And How.. - After my esophagastroduodenoscopy, (good word to remember when playing scrabble) my gastrologist diagnosis was...
    LilyColgate LilyColgate 51-55 Oct 30, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Some Remedies That Work For Gastroparesis - Not one person's gastroparesis is the same. However, I thought it might be beneficial to share with each other some things that have...
    PrairiePeace PrairiePeace 31-35 2 Responses Apr 22, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Feeling Helpless - I was diagnosed with gastroparesis about four years ago and have had nothing but trouble. The pills that the doctors had prescribed have not done much and I...
    tessashay tessashay 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 30, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My 15 Year Old Daughter Has Gastroparesis - Hi everyone. I do not have gastroparesis but my daughter does. Her gastro nightmare started when she was having odd once a month...
    mom76 mom76 31-35 13 Responses Jun 14, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Gastroparesis And Great Taste No Pain Diet - i just had an endoscopy done a few days ago and the doctor told my husband and I that it was gastroparesis since i still had food in my...
    Amycita Amycita 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 23, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had my gallbladder removed about a month ago because it was only working at a rate of 11%. I have noticed some improvement but I still have to be careful about the gastroparesis...
    FreeBurgers FreeBurgers 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hello all, I am new to this message board. I have had issues with my stomach ALL of my life. After a bout with 5 bleeding ulcers, and VERY slow healing, I have been diagnosed...
    donnanae donnanae 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 23, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My Life Sucks As I Know It! - I'm only 46 years old, and have continually had digestive issues.  I was told by one GI doc that I had Crohn's.  I have anti-inflammatory arthritis...
    terrig22 terrig22 46-50 7 Responses Mar 26, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Gastroparesis Is Wearing Me Down - Im a retired 65 year old who has been physically active all my life. Ive had gastroparesis since 2007 but my symptoms were minor until last year...
    Brontager Brontager 61-65 1 Response Aug 13, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Completely Confused - Diagnosed yesterday. Highlight of my week. I am a type 2 diabetic controlling with diet only. I had minor surgery in November 2012. Developed C-Diff. Retired...
    radams47 radams47 66-70 Sep 20, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just found out I had GP about a month ago! Doctor's don't know the reason why I got it! I must say it is the most painful and horrible thing I have ever had! Always in pain...
    phoagy phoagy 61-65, F Feb 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Crohn'S, Diverticulitis And Gastroparesis..... - 18 mths ago I was diagnosed with gastroparesis. 3 yrs ago I was diagnosed with diverticulitis and 10 yrs ago I was diagnosed with...
    Kazpar Kazpar 31-35, F Mar 4, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The Journey Continues - Yesterday, I finally got the go-ahead to order domperidone from my GI doctor. What I didn't realize was that in order to obtain domperidone legally by...
    blyssbreathe blyssbreathe 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 10, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My Two Year Old Just Got Diagnosed With Gastroparesis - This is the first time on this site.  We just found out that our two year old daughter has Gastroparesis.  From...
    Azgls Azgls 31-35 3 Responses Jun 19, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Endless Battles - Before I forced myself to not eat, and throw up whenever I did. Now its a struggle to eat at all. Recovering from an eating disorder, its been over a year since...
    machotaco machotaco 18-21, F 35 Responses Aug 17, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Problem Solved - Ever since I was a child I had a hard time eating. I would go a few months fine then BAM! Stomach pain, constant nausea, projectile vomiting. It had been like that...
    Aliiroper Aliiroper 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 10, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Gastroparesis, Will It Get Worst? Do I Really Want to Know? - Let me start off, i had an eating disorder when i was 14-19.  It was bulimia but i wouldnt vomit i took diet...
    YourBeautifulliar YourBeautifulliar 22-25, F 42 Responses Dec 13, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have recently been diagnosed with gastroparesis and I'm finding it difficult to get into a decent eating pattern. Because I can't eat as much as I used too I find I'm eating a...
    lizzieMcG lizzieMcG 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've had gastroparesis for a year now and it has basically ended my life, I'm taking raglan 3 times a day and can barely eat solids, I've lost weight, my sugar is all over the map...
    dalya5301 dalya5301 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Reglan Alternative, Better Than Zofran - My GI/GP specialist put me on a transdermal patch for chronic nausea and vomiting. The patch is called the Sancuso Patch and the medication...
    mlightkep mlightkep 22-25, F Oct 14, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "My Stomach Joined the Union and Filed a Motion For a Strike... - "...Now I'm stuck with a rusty wheel crank."          I have...
    MidnightButterfly MidnightButterfly 26-30, F 22 Responses Aug 31, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I Have Gastroparesis- What Would Happen If I Got Pregnant?! - After struggling with stomach issues for most of my life, being diagnosed with IBS and trying several medications but...
    Orange252 Orange252 26-30, F Nov 2, 2013