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"I am iron man." ~ Iron Man
Are you part cyborg? Does your body come with apps? Me too! It's show and tell time!
He’s my gastric neurostimulator. He lives inside of me.
No, he does not turn me into a wifi hotspot, much to my chagrin.
But he does something much better. He helps treat the nausea and vomiting symptoms I experience as a result of my gastroparesis. This small device sends small electrical pulses that are intended to dull the nerves related to nausea.
I often see posts on social media sites from people who are considering the gastric neurostimulator and are desperately seeking advice from people who have had it implanted. Hell, I used to be one of those people.
So here is what I would like to say to each person considering the pacemaker, framed as a Q&A.