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Gastroparesis - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Methods by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:55pm Gastroparesis is the failure of the stomach to empty because of decreased gastric motility. It is also called delayed gastric emptying. Diabetes is the most common cause of gastroparesis. Gastroparesis can also occur after stomach surgery for other conditions. Gastroparesis is a weak stomach. It can be the cause of a number of abdominal comp ... Read on »
Gastroparesis - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Methods by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm By : Juliet Cohen Gastroparesis is the failure of the stomach to empty because of decreased gastric motility. It is also called delayed gastric emptying. Diabetes is the most common cause of gastroparesis. Gastroparesis can also occur after stomach surgery for other conditions. Gastroparesis is a weak stomach. It can be the cause of a numbe ... Read on »
Gastroparesis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What is gastroparesis? Gastroparesis, also called delayed gastric emptying, is a disorder in which the stomach takes too long to empty its contents. Normally, the stomach contracts to move food down into the small intestine for digestion. The vagus nerve controls the movement of food from the stomach through the digestive tract. Gast ... Read on »
Gastroparesis by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm Gastroparesis, also called delayed gastric emptying, is a disorder in which the stomach takes too long to empty its contents. The most common cause of gastroparesis is diabetes. Some other causes of gastroparesis are • surgery on the stomach or vagus nerve • viral infections • anorexia nervosa or bulimia • ... Read on »
Flu or ME/CFS/FMS/(and Gastroparesis) flare? by Kerry K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Oct 2009 11:01pm Good morning–It feels that way here…a morning that is “good” …following a string of day beginnings that I can’t remember.  We conjecture, my husband and I, that I have the flu (seasonal? H1N1? I do not know). We conjecture rather than know, because living with ME/CFS/FMS is much like having the flu everyday.  There is pain, there is exhaustion ... Read on »
diet, gastroparesis, etc by Joan H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Mar 2010 12:00am diet, gastroparesis, etc March 16th: cooked a bunch of new stuff, ate way too much, felt sick all night. March 17th: diet! Wait, how could I start a diet on St. Patrick's Day? Honestly, it wasn't a problem. I didn't want to eat anything on St. Patrick's Day. I felt s ... Read on »
Gastroparesis - one more possibility for that nausea by rickisjourney Posted Thu 21 Apr 2011 12:00am Gastroparesis Diet for Delayed Stomach Emptying Author:  Frank W. Jackson, M.D. Gastroparesis is the medical term for delayed stomach emptying. During the process of digestion, the stomach must contract to empty i ... Read on »
There is no cure for watermelon stomach but treatment can speed gastric emptying and relieve gastrointestinal symptoms. by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:58pm Delayed emptying of the stomach called watermelon stomach or gastroparesis. This serious condition can occur in people with scleroderma. The symptoms of gastroparesis include a feeling of fullness early after a meal, bloating, heartburn, upset stomach, nausea, and vomiting. I get the information above from Johns Hopkins Health Alert. The s ... Read on »
What is Gastroparesis? by BarbaraRyan Posted Wed 06 Jan 2010 4:32pm Tuesday morning, I woke up nauseous. My stomach felt full, as if I just finished a full 3 course meal, even thought I had nothing to eat for almost 12 hours. These are some of the joys of gastroparesis, otherwise known as delayed gastric emptying. Gastroparesis is a disorder of the vagus nerve in the stomach. The vague nerve is the longest cr ... Read on »
My Life with Gastroparesis by BarbaraRyan Posted Thu 07 Jan 2010 1:43pm In my past post, I wrote about Gastroparesis (GP). I would like to share my experiences with the disease. I don't know exactly when I developed it. I may have actually been born with it. I had many digestive issues as a baby and toddler. My first memories of GP were eating out with my family or at family meals. I would eat a few bites and fee ... Read on »