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3- Step Diet Plan for Gastroparesis Treatment

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Gastroparesis is one of the stomach illnesses. The causes and symptoms of this digestive disorder, may be similar to gastric problems. It can also be called as ‘stomach laziness’. The movement of the food from the stomach to the small intestine is delayed in this condition. The muscles of the stomach play an important role in moving the food to the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These are controlled by the vague nerve. These contract up and down to break up the food and are good tools for transfer of digested food. Primary Concern for Gastroparesis Uncontrolled diabetes can be one of the […]

Stomach Flu and Diabetes : Causes, Symptoms, Medications and Precautions

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Stomach flu or Gastroenteritis can be dangerous when accompanied by Diabetes. When you are sick, the body releases hormones. These increase the body sugar levels. Viral infections like the Norovirus make diabetes more difficult to control. When you catch a virus, the blood sugar levels will rise higher than usual. This is because the body attempts to fight off the virus. This also increases the requirement of Insulin. Stomach Flu and Diabetes People who don’t have diabetes are on the secure end. This is because, Insulin is produced in them automatically. But people who have no insulin, are at more […]

Stomach Flu Treatment : What are the Best Home Remedies?

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Gastroenteritis is the name given to ‘stomach flu’ by doctors. 83% of North Americans are likely to get this ‘flu’ once in their life-time. Vaccination is available across Canada and USA for free at different parts of the country. Generally this occurs in holiday seasons and winter. The general ‘stomach flu’ symptoms are high fever, mild body shivering, headache, fatique, dehydration, diarrhea and vomiting. The ‘home treatment’ include drinking lots of fluids, chicken noodle soup, putting warm wet towels on the forehead, taking lot of rest and sleep and finally taking a flu shot if necessary. One of the top […]

Symptoms of Gastric Flu ; Things to Worry about in Toddlers and Adults

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Gastroenteritis is the technical name given to gastric flu or stomach flu. It is mainly caused by microbial infection. The symptoms include nausea, stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal cramps. There can be secondary indications like high temperature, headache and swollen lymph glands, depending on the microbe causing it. Sometimes there can be severe complications. These include reactive arthritis (1%) or Guillain-Barre syndrome (0.1%) which occur in people affected with Campylobacter infection. Intestinal pain is one of the primary symptoms one will experience when suffering from gastric flu. The pain can be mild for some patients and can be acute for […]