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Gastroparesis - Know Signs Of It!

Gastroparesis - Know Signs Of It!

Gastroparesis is a condition when your stomach feels full and heavy even after it has been more than a couple of hours after a meal. Generally, it takes maximum 1 & ½ hours for the stomach to feel empty, but if the time taken for it is more, then this is a condition of gastroparesis. It means there is some change in your normal digestion process.

In this circumstance, the food in your stomach doesn’t digest easily and creates a lump. As a result, you have a hard time digesting your food. It also means the nerves connected to the stomach are not functioning well. There are a number of reasons for which you can get gastroparesis.

  1. Diabetes is one of the most common causes of making you feel fuller.
  2. Disorders in the nervous system, mainly Parkinson’s disease or cerebral attack can create this problem.
  3. Some medicines, especially antidepressants or anti-inflammatory in nature and certain painkillers can cause this problem.

Gastroparesis shows a number of symptoms:

  1. Occasional vomiting as you feel unnecessarily fuller. When you vomit, it gives out chunks of undigested food
  2. A feeling of nausea
  3. You feel full after you have eaten very little
  4. Bloating and pain in your abdomen
  5. There is an alteration in the blood sugar level
  6. You don’t feel like eating due to loss of appetite
  7. You lose considerable weight as you don’t eat much
  8. A possibility of suffering from malnutrition, again due to lack of appetite

How it can be treated?

When you identify the reason for gastroparesis, then treating it becomes easier. If diabetes or nerve disorder is creating the problem, leave it to your doctor to treat. For other causes like lack of appetite, there are some natural ways of treating it.

  1. Have frequent smaller meals. This way you don’t push yourself to eat much and at the same time, the body doesn’t lack nutrition and energy
  2. Avoid fibrous fruits
  3. Avoid high carbohydrate and high-fat foods, which takes time to digest
  4. Intake foods which you can swallow, like soups or stew. They are healthy and are also easy to digest

If the problem still persists, consult your doctor who may prescribe some medicines to stimulate the stomach muscles. They generally have no side-effects. There are some medicines which can control your vomiting and nausea. There are some surgical treatments for gastroparesis, where the doctors place a feeding tube in your small intestine. A gastric venting channel is another option, which helps you to get relief from excessive gas formation in your stomach, thus accelerating the process of digestion.

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I am hearing a rumbling sound in my stomach for the last couple of days and it occurs mostly during morning and evening what could be the cause.

It is due to rumbling of gas in the stomach. Sometimes it occurs in empty stomach or sometime after food due to bloating. I can help you in this matter with homoeopathic medicine without side effects. You can consult me through Lybrate.
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HI, Quetiapine tapper in 50 days I have gastronomic problems some nasal congestion and stomach pain how many days will be recovery.

HI, Quetiapine tapper in 50 days I have gastronomic problems some nasal congestion and stomach pain how many days wil...
Recovery with complete change id diet and lifestyle which may not possible with your Dr. in CBE or India because it needs advice from a lifestyle and wellness trained physician like me otherwise you will land up with your earlier problem and again medication dependence so take a consult if you r serious about your health.
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HI, Which one of the following is a long tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach?

The mouth is the first digestive organ that food enters, and the saliva starts the digestion of the food. The esophagus is the long narrow tube that carries food from the oral cavity to the stomach. The stomach stores the food until the small intestine is empty.
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I had change in my bowel habits. It started with mucus every time while urinating and stools from last 6 months. After that Sometimes, I feel like loose motions and sometimes it is hard to pass stools with pain in lower abdomen. Took trifgol, Amal pitt, akik pishti and lavan Bhaskar but no result found. Please suggest.

Its dysentery. U need to do this Take home cooked, fresh light food. Take a lot of green vegetables Drink boiled water. Maintain active life style Curd is good for u. Avoid fast foods, spicy n fried foods For details you can contact me.
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Gastroparesis - 8 Signs You Need To Be Aware Of!

Gastroparesis - 8 Signs You Need To Be Aware Of!

Gastroparesis is a condition when your stomach feels full and heavy even after it has been more than a couple of hours after meal. Generally, it takes maximum 1 & ½ hours for the stomach to feel empty, but if the time taken for it is more, then this is a condition of gastroparesis. It means there is some change in your normal digestion process.

In this circumstance, the food in your stomach doesn’t digest easily and creates a lump. As a result, you have hard time digesting your food. It also means the nerves connected to the stomach are not functioning well. There are a number of reasons for which you can get gastroparesis.

  1. Diabetes is one of the most common causes of making you feel fuller.
  2. Disorders in the nervous system, mainly Parkinson’s disease or cerebral attack can create this problem.
  3. Some medicines, especially antidepressants or anti-inflammatory in nature and certain painkillers can cause this problem.

Gastroparesis shows a number of symptoms:

  1. Occasional vomiting as you feel unnecessarily fuller. When you vomit, it gives out chunks of undigested food
  2. A feeling of nausea
  3. You feel full after you have eaten very little
  4. Bloating and pain in your abdomen
  5. There is alteration in the blood sugar level
  6. You don’t feel like eating due to loss of appetite
  7. You lose considerable weight as you don’t eat much
  8. A possibility of suffering from malnutrition, again due to lack of appetite

How it can be treated?
When you identify the reason for gastroparesis, then treating it becomes easier. If diabetes or nerve disorder is creating the problem, leave it to your doctor to treat. For other causes like lack of appetite, there are some natural ways of treating it.

  1. Have frequent smaller meals. This way you don’t push yourself to eat much and at the same time, the body doesn’t lack nutrition and energy
  2. Avoid fibrous fruits
  3. Avoid high carbohydrate and high fat foods, which takes time to digest
  4. Intake foods which you can swallow, like soups or stew. They are healthy and are also easy to digest

If the problem still persists, consult your doctor who may prescribe some medicines to stimulate the stomach muscles. They generally have no side-effects. There are some medicines which can control your vomiting and nausea. There are some surgical treatments for gastroparesis, where the doctors place a feeding tube in your small intestine. A gastric venting channel is another option, which helps you to get relief from excessive gas formation in your stomach, thus accelerating the process of digestion.

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Hi, Belching Is it bad? Does it depend on age? Is too much or continuously belching effect health?

Dear Lybrateuser, - Belching can be due to acidity or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) or any other gastrointestinal disorder - follow some dietary precautions: - chew your food well, have meals on time, do not skip meals, restrict fried, spicy & processed foods, take a walk for 5-10 min after meals - have plenty of oral fluids including 7-8 glasses of water for proper digestion - take an antacid 25-20 min after meals - could be due to medication if you are taking any - avoid more than 1-2 cups of tea, coffee if you take more - do regular walking for proper digestion.
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HI, After drinking water I am getting sudden burping Even I drink small quantity of water then also I started burping please help me I am suffering this from more than a year.

Wake up early and go for walking or jogging,,take amla juice and alovera juice in the morning,,take food in every 3-4 hrs interval,,with this u need proper homoeopathic treatment,,have to do usg whole abdomen
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I am suggering form Stomach gurgling throughout the day and stomach making noises. Suggest Home remedies or an ayurvedic medicine.

I am suggering form Stomach gurgling throughout the day and stomach making noises. Suggest Home remedies or an ayurve...
Use himcocid syp. And tab gasex for 19 days if you have any questions or queries please contact me on this app or you can do private conversation on this app thanks.
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I am suffering from aerophagia therefore I am not able to sleep whole night. Please guide me.

They may have trouble falling asleep or may wake up frequently during the night or early in the morning. ... Insomnia has many possible causes, including stress, anxiety, depression, poor sleep habits, circadian rhythm disorders (such as jet lag), and taking certain medications
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