Behind each digestive condition there are many personal stories from people who are trying to understand their disease, improve their symptoms and get well.
For stories on pancreatitis visit the Pancreatitis Awareness Campaign section of the website.
William – Diverticular Disease
William got in touch with Guts UK shortly after his 75th birthday. He'd taken on a life-long dream of doing...
Richard Aylett – Liver Transplant
Richard is a patient of Dr Mark Fox, Gastroenterologist at Whiston & St Helen’s Hospital who ran the London Marathon...
Rachel Sawyer – Anaemia and IBD
Living with iron deficiency anaemia: Inflammatory bowel disease. “It’s not like normal tiredness - the fatigue is bone-crushing.”
Ann’s Story – Microscopic Colitis
The relief of the right diagnosis – microscopic colitis Ann is 67 and remembers having problems with her bowels from...
Grace’s Story – Achalasia
This is 3-year-old Grace's story as told by her mum and dad, Vanessa & Steve.
Nikki’s Story – Living with IBS
Living with IBS is a constant battle; a battle that can leave you frustrated and often feeling exhausted.
Kim’s Story – Achalasia
My name is Kim and this is my story after recently being diagnosed with Achalasia. My hope through writing this,...