Feel poorly all the time . (Barretts)

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Hi everyone.

I have barrets osaphagus. Silent reflux.

But don't no if these symptoms come from any of them.

But if anybody else feels like I feel all the time .

I have constant fatigue. Headaches .feel run down .

Cough .sore throat .no energy .bad stomach .

All in all I feel really un well all the time .and I am 30 years old .

Thanks

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    Dean

      I am assuming you saw the dr. regarding the diagnosis....Pls discuss this w/the dr.  get a secomd opinion because you are quite young to feel so badly. I have friends in their 70's that have Barretts and aren't feeling quite like you are.  They do take medication for the Barretts...Get a second opinion and tell them everything you feel and get well......liz 

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    Hey Dean,

    I have the same thing, silent reflux, and I can honestly tell you that I can't remember a time

    when I used to feel well .

    I imagine it wasn't all that long ago in reality , but it certainly seems like years and years ago. I have had every symptom there is in relation to this crappy ailment. I'll bet that all or a good deal of your symptoms are because of this. There are just so many varying symptoms that go along with reflux. Of course it could be something else , you can't rule out that possibility , but personally I chalk it all up to reflux. I've put up with all this for so long that it's just another day no questions asked.

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      Im much older than you though so that can make a difference. keep after your doctor. Theres no reason for you to feel so bad at your age from reflux.
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    Oh yes, I get asked all the time what's the matter with me.  Last night at a works bbq, I am coughing, choking whilst eating, not a pretty sight, and believe me not good for me.  Totally understand how you feel.  Want to try going to the cinema with acid reflus......tring to keep a cough at bay for 2 hours was physically impossible....

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    Hi dean

    Sorry you are suffering so much at such a young age.

    When my reflux is bad i do get all those symptoms.

    Do you have food allergies or intolerances?

    I know my LES spincter muscle doesnt work properly so for the last 2 1/2 yrs i have been trying to figure out why. I know from my second endoscope i have a very small hiatus hernia but i havent been convinced its the sole cause of reflux.

    Im now suspecting after much research I have SIBO. I plan to test for this soon.

    My last resort will be linx procedure.

    Its important to raise your bed at least 8 inches. I have 2 bricks under mine. Gravity helps keep acid out of oesphagus.

    A low fat diet helps and avoiding all the normal trigger foods. I assume you are aware of all of these? Choc, caffeine and alcohol are my top trigger foods.

    Always here to help Dean.

    All the best

    Dom

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