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What are the benefits of regular exercise if I have gastroparesis?

What are the benefits of regular exercise if I have gastroparesis?

Exercise helps: Gastro-paresis is a complex problem and the answer is also complex. There are many reasons why could have gastro-paresis. One reason could be diabetes but the answer to your question is yes, exercise can help with gastro-paresis. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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What are the benefits of eating 6 times a day if I have gastroparesis?

Improves symptoms: Some emptying does occur. Symptoms are worse when your stomach is full. Smaller meals helps to minimize symptoms though it does not treat the disease. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of keeping a food diary if you have gastroparesis?

Food list: Food diary is very helpfull for gastroparesis to see which food makes you more bloated and takes more time to empty so that you avoid those food. ...Read more

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Frustrated,scared,sent to numerous dr. Crohns/gastroparesis.Been on regular,eurithromiosin 2 months, domperidone,Botox.Up ad pain chest hurts all food?

Frustrated,scared,sent to numerous dr.
Crohns/gastroparesis.Been on regular,eurithromiosin 2 months, domperidone,Botox.Up ad pain chest hurts all food?

Start over: Ok. Need more information. Did you have a colonoscopy? Also for gastroparesis. This is diagnosed with studies. Did you have this. Crowns can flare up and very painful and dangerous to you. Go to doctor and get a referral to a gi specialist and start again ...Read more

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B-12 shots? What are the health benefits to b-12 injections, and is this something i can give myself? My wife and i are trying to lose weight through a balanced diet and regular exercise, but we have two young daughters and are full time students. We are

B-12 shots? What are the health benefits to b-12 injections, and is this something i can give myself?

My wife and i are trying to lose weight through a balanced diet and regular exercise, but we have two young daughters and are full time students. We are

B-12 : B-12 injections are only indicated for a specific medical condition called pernicious anemia, whereby the body can't adequately absorb vitamin b12. For healthy people with a normal diet, B12 injections won't do anything. I think you are doing the right thing with a balanced diet and exercise. As a father of 2 young daughters myself, i can sympathize with your feelings of fatigue. I think that is the nature of being busy parents. I think carving out at least 7 hours of sleep per night is important for most people. However, seeing your physician to rule out other causes of fatigue is worthwhile once...Things like hypothyroidism, anemia, low vitamin d, etc. ...Read more

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How can I get Domperidone for gastroparesis in the U.S. (NY)?

How can I get Domperidone for gastroparesis in the U.S. (NY)?

Compounding pharmacy: Some of your local pharmacies that routinely compound medications may be able to obtain it for you with a doctor's prescription. Good luck-- ...Read more

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How can I live with gastroparesis?

Small meals: small frequent meals, low in fat. if you are diabetic, control you sugars. medications are available to alleviate symptoms ...Read more

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Can gastroparesis go away on its own?

Typically not: Usually requires medical or surgical treatment. Many cases are due to effects of diabetes. Some are 'idiopathic.' in any event, it does not usually resolve spontaneously. ...Read more

Dr. Vivek Huilgol
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Gastroparesis (Definition)

Gastroparesis is a condition where the stomach is not able to empty its contents as effectively, but there is ...Read more