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.