31 August 2020 22:40
A GRANDMOTHER broke down in tears as the mystery illness which made her vomit daily for 10 YEARS was finally diagnosed. Appearing on BBC's Diagnosis Detectives, July, 71, from Kent, explained how she had surgery for achalasia in 2008 which left her unable to eat proper meals. 5 Judy, 71, from Kent, broke down in tears when doctors finally figured out what was causing her to throw up everyday Credit: BBC The condition affects how food travels along the gullet - but the corrective surgery left Judy feeling constantly nauseous and throwing up "bright yellow bile" every time she ate. As a result, the grandmother was left "skin and bones" after losing over a stone and a half in weight. Judy was misdiagnosed for years and underwent four further surgeries to try and correct the oesophagus disorder.