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Treatment of Gastroparesis!

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Dr. Radhika A (Md) 89% (13 ratings)
MD - Acupuncture, Diploma In Accupuncture, Advanced Diploma In Accupuncture
Acupuncturist, Delhi  •  13 years experience
Treatment of Gastroparesis!

Treatment of Gastroparesis

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
Other Treatment of Gastroparesis
What is Gastroparesis
Symptoms of Gastroparesis
Causes of Gastroparesis
Risk factors of Gastroparesis
Complications of Gastroparesis
Lab Investigations and Diagnosis of Gastroparesis
Precautions & Prevention of Gastroparesis
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 gastroperesis are:

Nux vomica
Antimonium tart
Cinchona
Lycopodium
Pulsatilla
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

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 a plenty of water

What is Gastroparesis?

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.

Symptoms of Gastroparesis

Heartburn
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

Causes of Gastroparesis

It’s not always clear what leads to gastroparesis

Risk factors of Gastroparesis

Diabetes
Abdominal surgery
Infection
Scleroderma
Certain cancer treatments
Anorexia
Bulimia
Parkinson’s disease
Hypothyroidism

Complications of Gastroparesis

Bacteria overgrowth in the stomach
Undigested food that hardens and remains in your stomach
Blood sugar fluctuations

Diagnosis of 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

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

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult a specialist & get answers to your questions!
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