My ordeal with post-infectious IBS

My story with post-infectious IBS has been crazy but I am here to provide people who are experiencing it some hope. Last April after a year of strange on and off random stomach aches I was told I have H.Polyri. »

Caught Giardia from my Dog

I caught giardia from my dog, which caught it in a poorly drained dog park. Mine was confirmed by a stool test. My dog and I both took a course of metronidazole. »

Problems with soy, dairy and corn

I’ve had issues all my life, but never really known the cause. Cutting out soy (and all bread containing soy flour, i.e. almost all brands in the UK) has helped a great deal with my problems. Certainly can’t eat any Chinese food without days of suffering! »

Using the FODMAP diet I found out that I’m gluten and lactose sensitive

Eight months ago I woke up in the night with a really scary GI attack – I had strong stomach cramps, abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea, and that was bad enough, but I also felt incredibly strange. I felt like I was having a panic attack and waves of adrenaline were just crashing through me. I felt tingley, and light headed and just wrong. I know it sounds melodramatic, but at the time, I was sure that I was dying. »

Hospitalized for 3 days with severe dehydration

This time last year I had a bad bought of Gastro and was hospitalized for 3 days with severe dehydration. It was one of the most terrifying experiences I have ever been through. A couple of weeks later, as I made the transition from bland food to a more regular diet, I suddenly had a terrible flare up with the most intense nausea. »