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What are the best snack foods for me to eat if I have gastroparesis?

What are the best snack foods for me to eat if I have gastroparesis?

Simple changes...: Since fats ; large meals take longer to exit stomach, modify your diet to six small low fat feedings. Since liquids exit your stomach faster than solids, delay drinking liquids with meal rather than before. If your gastroparesis is diabetic-related, nix diet recommendations above ; see diabetic provider. Of note, a small particle size diet has recently been shown effective in gastroparesis too. ...Read more

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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


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Any advice on what's best to eat with gastroparesis?

Any advice on what's best to eat with gastroparesis?

High protein, lo fat: There are 3 main therapies: 1) small meals, 1 cup or less -- focus on high protein, low fat, low fiber foods. Skip the raw fruits & vegs 2) eat frequently and use supplements like boost, ensure, etc. To get more protein 3) take a motility medication like Erythromycin or Reglan (in us), or domperidone (other places). Good luck! ...Read more

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What foods should I eat to put wait on with gastroparesis?

What foods should I eat to put wait on with gastroparesis?

Simple changes...: Since fats & large meals take longer to exit stomach, modify your diet to six small low fat feedings. Since liquids exit your stomach faster than solids, delay drinking liquids with meal rather than before. That being said, there are many reasons for gastroparesis (some reversible, some progressive). If your gastroparesis is diabetic-related, nix diet recommendations above & see diabetic provider. ...Read more

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Which foods should you eat with gastroparesis?

Which foods should you eat with gastroparesis?

Few here: Small meals 6 times a day may help. Fatty foods and oils will day gastric emptying even more. Avoid fibrous fruits and vegetables, like oranges and broccoli because they may cause bezoars. Eat low fiber high fiber forms of foods, cooked fruits an vegetables not raw. ...Read more

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Have PCOS. Having gastroparesis lately (can't eat much, food isn't digesting, heartburn). HR over 100 every single time I eat. Taking birth control. ?

Have PCOS. Having gastroparesis lately (can't eat much, food isn't digesting, heartburn). HR over 100 every single time I eat. Taking birth control. ?

Gastroenterologist: Consider seeing a gastroenterologist to evaluate your digestive tract. This does not sound like an issue related to PCOS or birth control. It is more likely to be a GI issue. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for gastroparesis?

What is the best diet for gastroparesis?

EAT SMALL MEALS: Frequently, avoid hard to digest foods, drink sips of water every 1-2 bites and chew your food as much as you can. ...Read more

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What are the best medication used to manage pain caused by gastroparesis?

Pain and gastropares: If you have diagnose gastroparesis with delayed gastric emptying on a gastric emptyings study that rules out obstruction you may have compacted food in your stomach (Bezoar) or even associated peptic ulcer. I would recommend an EGD (upper endoscopy) ...Read more

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What is the best diet for patients with gastroparesis?

What is the best diet for patients with gastroparesis?

What empties easily: Gastroparesis is uncommonly seen with diabetes, neurologic diseases, after some gut surgery, other. Liquids empty easier than solids; fatty foods empty more slowly; high fiber empties more slowly. See dietician for help. ...Read more

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Hello Dr. Pasniciuc, I have a question on the best way to treat IBS and gastroparesis?

Hello Dr. Pasniciuc, I have a question on the best way to treat IBS and gastroparesis?

IBS/ gastroparesis: IBS, irritable bowel syndrome and gastroparesis are rather poorly understood conditions. The approach is usually multidisciplinary and I would advise involving early a gastroenterologist at a tertiary center in order to confirm the diagnosis and to start a therapeutic trial. Starting a food log along with symptoms log will help anywhere along the way. ...Read more

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