Re: Cholestrol count & Adhesions? Any relationship?

Wed Jan 5 10:01:08 2000

Yes, ME!!! I could be drinking something (like decaf tea or coffee), eating something (like a brownie or a piece of fruit or pie even) and I will do what I call a "backwash" meaning the bile comes back up my throat and I either swallow it back or spit up. It is extremely unattractive (must maintain some decor my lovelies!!!)). I think I have GERD too because everything being discussed, I am going through!! Just great!!! One more thing to add to our long list of problems!!!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bernie and Beverly Doucette []
> Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2000 8:29 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS
> Subject: Re: Cholestrol count & Adhesions? Any relationship?
> SueAnne..
> To me you either have adhesions or you don't, so wether it be 1 or
> have it! I had 1, yes one adhesion that was pulled the right side of my
> intestines acrossed and twisted upside down and attached to the left wall!
> Now it was that ONE adhesion that caused so much pain you would have
> thought
> I had 500 attached to the peritoneum. Granted all my intestines were
> intertwined and adhessed to gether into what looked like a solid ball of
> intestines ( not even distinguishable as intestines actually ) and indeed
> I
> had serious bowel problems, but no pain from that mess at all!
> In reality, SueAnne, it is the adhesions that attach an organ to the
> peritoneum that causes the paun we feel, not the adhesions that attach
> intestine to intestine as the outter surface of the intestines have no
> feeling at all..only the peritoneum does! BUT>>>it is imparative to have
> the intestines seperated as they sure will obstruct and self distruct ( I
> made up that last part, but actually they can do that too!!! )
(this is me!!!!) I am also curious how many ARD members suffer Gastric Reflux disorder? That is when you eat something, doesn't matter what ussualy, and you get heartburn, or vomit up or just " urp " up an acidy blie following your meals > or food intake? The heartburn can actually hurt in the chest. Any one?
> [Newman, Laura] Yes, me!!
> I'll tell you this, friends, if we get nothing out of our suffering with
> ARD, we will at least be as smart as a rocket scientist and know a heck of
> a
> lot more about this disease then any other human being on this planet..and
> that includes the medical society in general!!
> I am a lot less angry now that I have company with the high cholesterol
> they say, " Misery likes company " and you know what? It
> does feel sort of good !!!! Any more out there??

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