About Me: Female, 41, McLeod, TX, member since Mar 2008
I'm 36 year old, mother of three, and have been married for 17yrs. I have fibromyalgia, IBS and severe alergies (pollen, dyes, molds, etc..) My husband is disabled, he has Epilepsy and several sleep disorders, including Narcolepsy with severe cataplexy. My daughter ha
[More]s Esinophilac Esophagitus, say that three times fast....LOL. It is a condition that causes esphagus swelling when irriatated. Over the years I've had no choice but learn about several medical conditions, I also cared for both of my in-laws until they passed away (Pop had cancer and Alzheimers, and Mom had a brain tumor and low blood pressure). So this is a place I can try to get info. Everytime, just about, that a Doctor said, 'Well it couldn't be this, you have the symptoms but it's rare' we ended up with that, so I have become a firm believer in looking for your own information. Today it seems Doctors want to treat people like cattle and treat people for a dozen things to see if it is that instead of actually looking for what it could be. Sorry if I sound bitter, but we've had years of doctors beating the bushes to death before we finally got diagnosed, so I've learned to look first, ask a doctor after I have my information gathered.
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