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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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Dehydration is a Medical Emergency
I finally got home yesterday after being hospitalized for a couple of days. I began to get really ill last week and I could not stop vomiting. Finally, early Tuesday evening, the room started going black and I was going to pass out right away if I did not ...
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We Need to Address the Cyberbullying Happening Within the Chronic Illness Community
I just found out that The Mighty published an article I submitted. I am just over the moon right now and can't tell you how much I needed some good news! https://themighty.com/2018/09/cyberbullying-gastroparesis-chronic-illness-community/ The article is do...
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Update - Clinical Trials; Join and/or Keep Updated
Source: Unknown Source: Unknown Source: On The Image but one of my favorites on how to explain Gastroparesis. Clinical Trials - We Need Better Treatments I apologize for taking so long to write an article. I, myself, have had a rough year like everyone else...
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No Evidence of Impaired Gastric Emptying in Early Huntington‘s Disease
According to the PLOS Currents Huntington, "No Evidence of Impaired Gastric Emptying in Early Huntington‘s Disease November 16, 2011 · Epidemiology Authors Carsten Saft Jürgen Andrich Marc Fälker Sarah Gauda Sina Küchler Dirk Woitalla Oliver Goetze Abstract...
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Myasthenia Gravis
What is Myasthenia Gravis? Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease that causes weakness in the skeletal muscles, which are responsible for breathing and moving parts of the body, including the arms and legs. The name myasthenia grav...
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LINX Procedure Information for GERD
I stumbled upon this for other research I am also doing right now and thought I would write about it, because it seemed interesting to me, and that maybe it might help those who are dealing with truly horrible acid reflux. As I just said, I stumbled onto th...
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The Different Tests to Diagnose Gastroparesis
There are may different tests to confirm the diagnosis of Gastroparesis. I wanted to write an article to list the different methods doctors can use to determine whether or not you have Gastroparesis. Sometimes, multiple tests are needed. Speak with your d...
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Financial Assistance Ideas
Several people wrote in to weigh in on financial assistance ideas. If you have additional ideas, please leave a comment on this entry and I will be glad to update! Here is what we have compiled: 1. Medicaid (source varies by state) 2. Medicare (source vari...
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Dysautonomia and Gastroparesis
Source: http://blog.brightlifedirect.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/dysautonomia-umbrella.jpg I have noticed in my support groups that a lot more people are being diagnosed with POTS and Dysautonomia. I have been asked if it is related to Gastroparesis, si...
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The Many Causes of Gastroparesis & Treatment Options
Gastroparesis can be caused by many things. My Gastroparesis is Idiopathic, according to the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health , it means, "delayed gastric emptying can be due to muscular, neural, or humoral abnormalities. In th...
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