Nausea is one of the most common, and sometimes one of the worst symptoms of GI diseases. Most take nausea medicine, but sometimes it's just not enough. Pact Blog writer Stephanie recently shared some alternatives to try when the nausea is too much. One of the most unsettling and tough to manage symptoms of gastroparesis is nausea. … Continue reading When Nausea Takes Over – Creating the Alternative Tummy Toolkit
If you have gastroparesis, you know what it's like to be nauseous all the time. Sometimes, nausea medications just aren't enough. So what should you do? Pact blog writer Carolanne came up with a great list of products to try. Battling gastroparesis is no easy feat. With little treatment options available, it often feels like … Continue reading Holy Grail Anti-Nausea Products for GPers
15 People With Gastroparesis Describe What It Feels Like G-PACT partners with several great groups who are also trying to give voice to the complexity of gastroparesis and who raise awareness all the time. Today, we feature an article from our friends at “The Mighty”. 15 People with Gastroparesis Describe What it Feels Like By Erin … Continue reading 15 People with Gastroparesis Describe What it Feels Like (re-post from The Mighty)
Dealing with a Gastroparesis Flare by Nancy Brown 7/3/17 What is a Gastroparesis Flare? A medical flare is defined as a temporary worsening of symptoms of a disease or condition. A gastroparesis (GP) flare is a period of time when you continually experience GP symptoms for consecutive days. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, early … Continue reading Dealing with a Gastroparesis Flare
At first I was unaware that amitriptyline was used to treat depression. I could not understand how this could help with gastroparesis. After careful study, I learned that the drug works on the central nervous system to increase levels of certain chemicals in the brain.
Here is an article from the Autonomic Neuroscience: Basic and Clinical Journal. "Conclusion: Pyloric therapies appear to be effective treatments in symptomatic patients with GP and 3 cpm GMA and controlled trials are warranted." Wellington, J., et al., Effect of endoscopic pyloric therapies for patients with nausea and vomiting and functional obstructive gastroparesis, Auton. Neurosci. (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.autneu.2016.07.004 … Continue reading Effect of Endoscopic Pyloric Therapies for Patients with Nausea and Vomiting and Functional Obstructive Gastroparesis