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Is There A Relation Between Gastric Bypass And Fibromyalgia
Absolutely: Remember - everything that happens in your body starts with the food you eat, digest, and absorb. This provides the basic building blocks for everything in your body. If yo don't digest well (lack of acid or digestive enzymes), or you don't absorb well, or have a metabolic disorder underlying utilization of nutrients or detoxification, then your body starts to suffer. This can cause weight issues. ...Read more
Likely no: Usually the two conditions you mentioned are from different reasons. Gastroparesis occurs in those with longstanding diabetics and is a slowed and irregular motility problem of the gut. Atelectasis is a small area of lung that is not inflated fully, and can occur from not taking deep breaths after surgery and from other causes. They don't usually occur at the same time. ...Read more
No: There is no connection between the two. ...Read more
Thyroid deficiency: Or excess can affect every organ, process and function in your body. Since i don't know what you mean by "gastric", i can't tell you if it's caused or affected by your thyroid. ...Read more
Malabsorption.: Vertical banded gastroplasty is a historical procedure no longer performed in this country. It's a purely restrictive procedure that reduces eating capacity by using a vertical staple line to partition the stomach and placing a fixed band at the outlet to delay the passage of food. A bypass creates a small stomach pouch & reroutes the intestine to provide malabsorption of calories.Better procedure ...Read more
Sleeve vs bypass: A gastric sleeve removes ~80% of the stomach, transforming the stomach into a tube structure. There is no new gastrointestinal connection (anastamosis) created. A gastric bypass defunctionalizes ~95% of the stomach and involves 2 anastamoses. This just scratches the surface. There are differences in risk, perioperative complications, and outcomes. Talk to a bariatric surgeon for full details. ...Read more
Not per se: Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can affect multiple organs or body system/areas. Gastritis is inflammation of the stomach. Gerd is gastroesophageal reflux disease. Someone with lupus could have gastritis and/or gerd but lupus would not likely be the cause. Autoimmune gastritis does occur but rare. Medications to treat lupus could predispose to gastritis or aggravate gerd. ...Read more
Don't go mini!: A "mini-gastric bypass" usually refers to a loop gastric bypass. This is a procedure you should NOT have. It will put you at risk for severe bile reflux gastritis. A gastric sleeve is removal of the outer portion of the stomach and is a procedure that is safe and well studied. ...Read more
What is the difference between gastric sleeve and gastric bypass and which surgery is better for weight loss?
Both are great, but: Both take about one hour, laparoscopic. Usually home the next day. As safe as appendectomy (with experienced surgeon). Weight loss at one year is 80% for bypass and 70% for sleeve. Bypass ideal for bad reflux or bad diabetes. Sleeve has fewer problems with sugar, but mild risk reflux. Talk to your surgeon for more details. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Insulin resistance: Metabolic syndrome is very preventable. Excessive sugar and carbohydrate intake cause high blood sugar levels, which then make your Insulin levels rise. Over time the chronically high Insulin levels lead to Insulin resistance and you will need to make higher and higher levels of Insulin to maintain normal blood sugar levels. Eventually you will have full blown diabetes, heart disease and htn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: No there is not.Get a more detailed answer ›
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