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My Struggles with Gastroparesis (GP)
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This is a blog I've started to help me deal with the diagnosis of having gastroparesis.
This is a blog I've started to help me deal with the diagnosis of having gastroparesis.

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The Vagus Nerve Stimulator
The Vagus Nerve Stimulator (VNS) is a medical treatment that involves delivering electrical impulses to the vagus nerve. The Vagus Nerve Stimulator, which is new to me so I wanted to do research on it, definitely would help a variety of conditions like epil...

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Nissen Fundoplication
A Nissen fundoplication, or laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication when performed via laparoscopic surgery, is a surgical procedure to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and hiatal hernia. In a fundoplication, the gastric fundus (upper part) of the st...

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Pyloric Stent & Pyloroplasty
Pyloroplasty is surgery to widen the opening in the lower part of the stomach (pylorus) so that stomach contents can empty into the small intestine (duodenum). It is used for treatment for gastroparesis. A pyloric stent is used as a bridge between the sto...

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GPOEM - What is it and How Does it Help?
"SAN DIEGO — Gastric peroral endoscopic myotomy (G-POEM) can be used to effectively treat the vast majority of patients with gastroparesis refractory to conventional therapy, two new studies show. Gastroparesis is a chronic, often disabling, disorder that a...

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Gastric Bypass, the Sleeve, and Gastroparesis
I have seen, recently, in the support groups questions about the gastric bypass, sleeve, etc. I wanted to share with you the year's worth of research that I have been doing so that if you are considering a gastric bypass or a sleeve, you can be well inform...

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What the Gastroparesis Groups Are Fighting For
I wanted to write this article to show the fallen Gastroparesis Warriors that we have lost, to not only honor them, but to bring awareness to gastroparesis, and also to remember what we as gastroparesis sufferers are fighting for. We need people to listen ...

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Mental Health and Gastroparesis Part 1
Chronic illness can be hard on anyone, especially when it's invisible. And, it's not just chronic illness or invisible illness, it's mental illness as well. It's hard to convince people that you're sick when you look fine on the outside but inside is a di...

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Please SHARE and Help River, My Nephew, Who Has a Rare Form of Brain Cancer
This is my two year old nephew River. My two year old nephew was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer (tumor). He's only a baby. It would mean the world to my family if you could add him to your prayer lists and/or donate to his cause. I'm trying to b...

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Information about the vagus nerve. #gastroparesis   #GP   #VagusNerve   #nervedamage  

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Information about The Vagus Nerve
Image taken from: http://autismcoach.com/blog-info-articles/the-vagus-nerve-core-piece-of-the-autism-puzzle-part-1-what-is-this-and-why-is-it-important I know I try not to cite too many articles but I wanted to cite this one. It has really great informatio...
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