In gastroparesis, the stomach cannot fully empty itself of food. This could be due to diabetes, high blood pressure, infections, medications, and more. You may feel nauseated, bloated, and you may experience heartburn or an abnormally decreased appetite. There are also other symptoms. Because leftover food in the stomach can cause complications, you should seek treatments to manage the condition. These may include diet changes and medications that aid digestion. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about what causes gastroparesis, how to treat it, and much more.
Gastroparesis is a condition in which the stomach can't empty food properly. Learn what causes this disease and how it's treated from experts at WebMD.
Gastroparesis and Diabetes
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