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Hi. I have gastroparethis. I am not at the worst stage but

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Hi. I have gastroparethis. I am not at the worst stage but I can't eat very much fruit or vegetables. Is there anything I can take to make it better?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 2 years ago.
Hello
You can increase the dose of reglan at this point
If this does not work, you want to see a GI doctor, to make sure there is not an obsturction and to consider a stomach pacemaker device that would help stomach emptying.

good luck

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Relist: Answer quality.
He seemed not to read what I asked. What can I do. I thought this doctor was homeopath. What diet or supple,emits.

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
HI. First let me ask if you have tried any specific diet or diet plan? Can you tell me about the problems your having with the gastroparesis?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hi. I just found out last week. I have pain sometimes when I eat or if things have not digested I will throw up once a week or every other week. Meals come up that are two or three days ago. This is especially true with vegetables.

I know now to eat small meals and to have low fat ( I always did this) and low fiber. Some people say no more than 15 gms of fiber a day.

I wondered if you could recommend supplements or something that is non prescription that helps with digestion.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
OK. I'm giving you two links to review. Once you've done that, if there is any more information I can provide you, please come back to this page and ask.
http://www.daveshealingnotes.com/ailments/gastroparesis-natural-remedies.html
ww.med.upenn.edu/gastro/documents/GastroparesisDiet.pdf
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