Gastroparesis is a condition in which the muscles in your stomach don’t function normally. Gastroparesis also called delayed gastric emptying. It is a disorder in which the stomach takes too long to empty its contents.
Risk factors of Gastroparesis
These are some common risk factor of Gastroparesis problem:
- Abdominal surgery
- Certain cancer treatments
- Parkinson’s disease
Complications of Gastroparesis
- Bacteria overgrowth in the stomach
- Undigested food that hardens and remains in your stomach
- Blood sugar fluctuations
How to Diagnosis Gastroparesis
Doctors use several tests to help diagnose gastroparesis. These tests include:
- Measuring the time it takes for your stomach to empty
- Using a scope to see inside your stomach
Different treatment is available for gastroparesis, it includes:
- Homeopathic Treatment of Gastroparesis
- Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of Gastroparesis
- Psychotherapy Treatment of Gastroparesis
- Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Gastroparesis
- Surgical Treatment of Gastroparesis
- Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Gastroparesis
- Alternative Treatment of Gastroparesis
Homeopathic Treatment of Gastroparesis
Homeopathic remedies are non-toxic natural medicines safe for everyone including infants and pregnant or nursing women. Homeopathic remedies for Gastroparesis reduce bloating of the abdomen, nausea, and vomiting that comes in waves of bitter and sour substances. Some of the homeopathic remedies for gastroparesis are:
- Nux vomica
- Antimonium tart
- Cuprum metallicum
Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of Gastroparesis
Acupuncture is very effective for improving gastric motility and function. It can help by boosting the body’s energy and getting rid of the heat.
Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Gastroparesis
In the allopathic treatment of gastroparesis, anti-emetic medications include prochlorperazine, diphenhydramine and lorazepam are given to control nausea and vomiting. Medications to stimulate the stomach muscles include metoclopramide and erythromycin.
Surgical Treatment of Gastroparesis
In gastroparesis surgery, the lower part of the stomach may be stapled or bypassed to help improve stomach emptying.
Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Gastroparesis
By doing changes in diet plan and going for herbal treatment, helps in treating Gastroparesis:
- Eat smaller meals more frequently
- Eat well-cooked fruits and vegetables rather than raw fruits and vegetables.
- Avoid fibrous fruits and vegetables, such as oranges and broccoli
- Try soups and pureed foods.
- Drink plenty of water
Symptoms of Gastroparesis
These are common symptoms of Gastroparesis:
- Nausea and vomiting
- Feeling of fullness
- Lack of appetite
- Vomiting of undigested food
- Weight loss
- Changes in blood sugar levels
- Abdominal bloating
- Lack of appetite
- Spasms of the stomach wall
Precautions & Prevention of Gastroparesis
- Try gentle exercise after you eat, such as going for a walk
- Drink lots of water
- Eat smaller meals instead of large meals
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