Gastroparesis Treatment Options

Posted by: Center for Digestive Health in Gastroparesis

Gastroparesis is a rare condition in which the stomach fails to work properly. It’s responsible for moving food through the upper digestive tract using strong contractions. When you suffer from gastroparesis, the stomach isn’t able to move contents into the small intestine. This can cause symptoms like vomiting, nausea, bloating, abdominal pain, and reflux.  Diagnosing […]

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Gastroparesis Dietary Tips

Posted by: Center for Digestive Health in Gastroparesis

The stomach normally contracts about three times each minute. But for those who suffer from gastroparesis, contractions are much slower and less frequent. Most people’s stomach completely empties between 90 minutes and two hours after meals. When food is not digested properly it can lead to serious symptoms and conditions like dehydration or malnutrition. Eating […]

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August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month

Posted by: Center for Digestive Health in Gastroparesis

According to the U.S. National Wealth Observances calendar, August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month. The goal is to help educate patients and their families, so they better understand the diagnosis and condition.  Gastroparesis is not a common condition with only about 10 men and 40 women out of each 100,000 persons will receive the diagnosis. However, […]

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