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Gastroparesis
CAUSES | SYMPTOMS | DIAGNOSIS
| TREATMENT
WHAT IS Gastroparesis?
• Gastroparesis is a condition in which a human stomach
cannot empty itself of food in a normal man...
• Gastroparesis is a disease of the stomach or the nerves
controlling the muscles that causes the muscles to stop
working....
These are the following causes of gastroparesis:
• Viral infection
• Uncontrolled diabetes
• Stomach surgery
• Eating diso...
The symptoms of Gastroparesis include:
• Nausea
• Vomiting
• Stomach bloating
• Lack of appetite
• Stomach pain
• Heartbur...
Diagnostic tests for Gastroparesis may include:
• X-ray- It is done to check for any type of blockage that
could be causin...
The most effective treatment of the Gastroparesis is changes
in lifestyle. Below are some possible treatment for
Gastropar...
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Gastroparesis : causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

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Gastroparesis is a condition in which a human stomach cannot empty itself of food in a normal manner. Gastroparesis disorder is also known as delayed gastric emptying. Gastroparesis disorder is most common among middle age women. When the cause of Gastroparesis is not known it is known as Idiopathic Gastroparesis.

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Gastroparesis : causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

  1. 1. Gastroparesis CAUSES | SYMPTOMS | DIAGNOSIS | TREATMENT
  2. 2. WHAT IS Gastroparesis? • Gastroparesis is a condition in which a human stomach cannot empty itself of food in a normal manner. • Gastroparesis disorder is also known as delayed gastric emptying • Gastroparesis disorder affects the normal functioning of contraction which is required for the proper digestion of food. • Gastroparesis disorder is most common among middle age women. • When the cause of Gastroparesis is not known it is known as Idiopathic Gastroparesis.
  3. 3. • Gastroparesis is a disease of the stomach or the nerves controlling the muscles that causes the muscles to stop working. • Gastroparesis results in inadequate grinding of food by the stomach, and poor emptying of food from the stomach into the intestine. • The primary symptoms of gastroparesis are nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. • Gastroparesis is best diagnosed by a test called a gastric emptying study. Gastroparesis FACTS
  4. 4. These are the following causes of gastroparesis: • Viral infection • Uncontrolled diabetes • Stomach surgery • Eating disorder (eating high fibre foods) • Cancer • Chemotherapy • Hypothyroidism • Drug overdose • Excessive alcohol consumption • Multiple sclerosis CAUSES OF Gastroparesis
  5. 5. The symptoms of Gastroparesis include: • Nausea • Vomiting • Stomach bloating • Lack of appetite • Stomach pain • Heartburn • Weight loss • Acid reflux • Swelling in the abdomen • Malnutrition SIGN AND SYMPTOMS OF Gastroparesis?
  6. 6. Diagnostic tests for Gastroparesis may include: • X-ray- It is done to check for any type of blockage that could be causing Gastroparesis. • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy- In this procedure, a tiny camera is attached to a flexible tube to examine the upper gastrointestinal system. • Gastro emptying study- It is a nuclear medical test to measure the speed at which a stomach empties the solid food and liquids. • Gastric manometry- It uses a thin tube to measure the electrical impulses of the stomach and the small intestine. DIAGNOSIS OF Gastroparesis?
  7. 7. The most effective treatment of the Gastroparesis is changes in lifestyle. Below are some possible treatment for Gastroparesis: • Avoid eating too much in one go instead eat at regular intervals throughout the day. • Eat foods that are low in fat and fibre. • Eat slowly and avoid drinking too much water after eating. • Do yoga to get relief from painful symptoms. • Take medicines to boost digestion TREATMENT FOR GASTROPARESIS?
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