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Gastroparesis is a condition that affects the normal spontaneous movement of muscles (motility) in your stomach. Usually, strong muscle contractions force food through your digestive tract. However, when you have gastroparesis, your stomach’s motility is slowed or not working at all, preventing your stomach from emptying properly.
- The cause of gastroparesis is usually unknown. Sometimes it’s a complication of diabetes, and some people develop gastroparesis after surgery. Certain medications, such as opioid pain relievers, certain antidepressants, and medicines for high blood pressure and allergies, can slow gastric emptying and cause similar symptoms. For people who already have gastroparesis, these drugs can make their condition worse.
- Gastroparesis can affect normal digestion, cause nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. It can also cause blood sugar and nutrition problems.Delayed gastric emptying (Gastroparesis) treatment Nizamabad
The signs and symptoms of gastroparesis are:Delayed gastric emptying (Gastroparesis) treatment Nizamabad
- stomach pain
- A feeling of fullness after a few bites
- Vomiting Eat undigested food a few hours earlier
- Acid reflux
It’s not always clear what causes gastroparesis, but in some cases it can be caused by damage to a nerve that controls the muscles in the stomach (vagus nerve).
- The vagus nerve helps manage complex processes in your digestive tract, including signaling your abdominal muscles to contract and push food through the small intestine. A damaged vagus nerve usually cannot send signals to the muscles in your stomach. This can cause food to stay in the stomach longer instead of going through the small intestine for digestion.Delayed gastric emptying (Gastroparesis) treatment Nizamabad
Factors That Can Increase Your Risk for Gastroparesis:Delayed gastric emptying (Gastroparesis) treatment Nizamabad
- Abdominal or esophageal surgery
- Infection, usually due to a virus
- Certain drugs that slow the rate of gastric emptying, such as: B. Narcotic pain relievers
- Scleroderma – a connective tissue disease
- Nervous system disorders such as Parkinson’s or multiple sclerosis
- Hypothyroidism (hypothyroidism)
Gastroparesis can cause various complications, such as: