I have just endured a year long bout with what I thought was gall bladder pain in my upper right quadrant. Had all the tests and they all came back normal. The pain has increased in frequency and severity and when the HIDA Scan came back normal, my GI said it was due to the Autonomic Neuropathy. My neurologist at Vandy confirmed that it probably was AN causing the problem. The pain now has gotten to the point that it occurs daily generally after my first meal, something as simple as a piece of toast. After a regiment of erythromycin for a week and three days of a liquid diet with little c
My "Road to Pots" has been a long one. I believe it all started the day before Thanksgiving 1994 (yes, I remember the exact date) when I fell ill with a debilitating flu that eventually was diagnosed as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and fibromyalgia. Then May 30,2003(I remember the exact date again), I awoke with horrible nausea and eighteen months later was diagnosed with idiopathic gastroparesis. Following a bout of obstipated constipation, I was diagnosed with autonomic neuropathy in February of 2008. In March of 2009, I began having extreme breathlessness whenever I walked a short distance.