What Is Gastroparesis?
Have you ever heard of gastroparesis? Probably not. I hadn't. Gastroparesis is a rare disease in which the vagus nerve is damaged, paralyzing your stomach-making nutrition & digestion nearly impossible & very painful. With the lack of nutrition comes organ failure, anemia, heart problems + so much more. I'm telling you this because after ten years of searching, surgeries, & countless tests, I am finally diagnosed. Who would've thought it would take eating radioactive nuclear eggs to be diagnosed? I always thought a diagnosis would bring treatment, but rare diseases lack awareness, which leads to lack of funding for studies. So I'm here to bring awareness. I finally have an answer and I decided I'm going to be excited about that. So here's to diagnosis' & the fight against mean tummies.