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Aug 25, 2017 · Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS) in Digestive Health

Thank you for the insight my thoughts and prayers are with your family as well. I’m happy your daughter decided to defer school, I almost wished this happened in high school unfortunately it was her first semester in college:(. She’s managing it well, but I sometimes I feel powerless because we’re not in the same house, so I can’t help her manage it. She calls me daily so that helps. We have to stay strong and trust in God, the healer of all healers

Aug 25, 2017 · Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS) in Digestive Health

My daughter had the ultrasound they determined the nerve was narrow and there was fibrous tissue around the nerve. The surgery was to remove the tissue in hopes of relieving the nerve. It was unsuccessful and we’re back at square 1. The next phase is the full surgery, I’m a little concerned about the healing process. She’s a college athlete and very anxious to get back on the court. Right now her eating has regressed less than 800 calories a day, not good. she’s starting to have pain with exercise, any suggestions on controlling the nausea and abdominal pain. I’m looking at cannabis and other alternative meds. Your thoughts?

Aug 24, 2017 · Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS) in Digestive Health

My daughter is an 18 year old college student. She was diagnosed with MALS from Kaiser, she was treated with a laparoscopic procedure three months ago, the symptoms subsided. She began training with her college basketball team this week and the symptoms flared up. She’s lost 63 pounds because she can not eat, over 1/3 of her body weight. She played basketball since a young age and was very healthy baby and child. I’m lost as parent. Her father and I opted out of the stint being placed in her because of her age and the invasiveness of the surgery. I’m requesting an out of network vascular surgeon because the prior specialist has only treated this case one time. In Heinz sight we should have gotten a second opinion, but after 20 plus appointments, during her first year of college, we were just happy to have an answer, I feel we ruch