Doctors for Gastroparesis in Club Road, Hubli-Dharwad
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Also referred to as delayed gastric emptying, Gastroparesis is a condition that is characterized by your stomach not getting emptied fully. This is usually a result of damage to the vagus nerve that regulates the digestive system. The common symptoms include GERD or heartburn, nausea, vomiting, bloating, weight loss, and poor blood sugar levels.
HOW IS GASTROPARESIS DIAGNOSED?
For diagnosing Gastroparesis, the General Physician or an Urologist will first conduct an examination and have the blood sugar levels checked. But a more reliable diagnostic test for this condition is Barium X-ray test. Gastric manometry and Electrogastrography are other specialized tests to detect Gastroparesis.
HOW IS GASTROPARESIS TREATED?
The treatment for Gastroparesis is a stretched one and will involve a combination of oral medication that can help the contraction of the stomach muscles and help making the food move along. There are also many modifications in the dietary habits suggested by the doctors to split the meals to ensure that the quantum of food in the stomach is less and one can maintain good control of blood sugar levels.
DID YOU KNOW?
Uncontrolled diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and consumption of antidepressants may be likely causes for Gastroparesis.