Hey spasman, sorry to hear your not doing to well.
Not the same disorder really. Maybe its possible to have both.
That UNC chat with the experts is coming up on Nov 3 and you could ask Dr Drossman about this in the next chat with the experts.
I am not a doctor. All information I present is for educational purposes only and should not be subsituted for the advise of a qualified health care provider.
Please make sure you have your symptoms diagnosed by a medical practitioner or a doctor.