What is Gastroparesis?
Gastroparesis, also known as delayed gastric emptying, is a disorder that is caused due to severe vagus nerve injury which helps in the contraction of stomach muscles in order to move through the digestive tract. This condition is a result of the weakening of stomach muscles thus, resulting in irregular contraction of stomach muscles during digestion. According to medical surveys, this chronic disorder affects 10% of men and 40% of women globally.
What are the Signs and Symptoms of Gastroparesis?
- Severe abdominal pain and bloating
- Sudden loss in appetite
- Fluctuations in blood glucose levels
- Malnutrition and sudden weight loss
- Acid reflux
- Heartburn or Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GRED)
- Nausea and vomiting due to improper digestion of food
- Blood in vomit
- Less urination
- Dark-colored urine
- Irregular bowel movement
What are the Leading Causes of Gastroparesis?
Some of the major causes that increase the risk of gastroparesis are discussed as follows-
1. Uncontrolled Diabetes
Diabetes mellitus which is commonly known as “Madhumey” is considered to be the fundamental cause of gastroparesis. Type I diabetes and Type II diabetes damage the pacemaker cells located on stomach walls and vagus nerves, that circulates oxygen and helps our body to absorb essential nutrients. All over this slows down the digestion and causes fluctuations in blood glucose levels.
Hypothyroidism is also considered as an underactive thyroid, in which there is low production of thyroid hormones. Depletion in the quantity of thyroid hormones hinders secretory functions of the digestive tract. It affects the gastrointestinal system and motility, which is caused due to accumulation of mucinous material.
Scleroderma is an autoimmune skin disease that is characterized by fibrosis in skin. This causes the depleted blood supply to the nerves which stimulate the bowel movement. Hence, it weakens the gut muscles along with the esophagus and both the intestines.
4. Parkinson’s Disease
Parkinson’s disease is an accelerating disorder that is caused by the degeneration of nerve cells that control body movements. This disease inhibits the movement and co-ordination between muscles in the affected person. It causes constipation or infrequent bowel movements which leads to vomiting, fullness, nausea, bloating, etc. and triggers symptoms of gastroparesis.
Gastroparesis can Cause Several Complications, such as:
- Triggers the symptoms of diabetes by increasing blood glucose levels.
- Constipation and digestive disorders leading to Bezoars, the hard solid mass of food.
- Worsening the quality of life.
Ayurveda and Gastroparesis
According to the Ayurveda, gastroparesis can be treated effectively with natural herbs and some changes in the lifestyle which strengthens the stomach muscles. Gastroparesis or slow digestion is the result of an imbalance in Tridosha i.e. Kapha, Pitta and Vata. This disorder can be cured by three Ayurvedic therapies named Panchkarma, Rasayana, and Shodhna along with herbal remedies and improved diet. It is believed that Mandagni (weak digestion) is the core cause of all the ailments. Moreover, if the digestive system is not functioning smoothly, tends to result in improper assimilation and digestion of the food. Ayurvedic system of medicine provides long-lasting results with no side effects. medications.
Natural Treatment of Gastroparesis by Planet Ayurveda
Planet Ayurveda is a renowned herbal manufacturing organization producing effective blends that are 100% pure and vegetarian. These are fully safe to use and the preparation does not involve any chemicals agents, preservatives, artificial colors, additives or binders, etc. They are offering some tremendously beneficial herbal pack for gastroparesis which includes Digestion support capsules, Mahashank Vati, Chitrakadi Vati, and Digesto plan syrup.
1. Chitrakadi Vati
This herbal product contains various herbs like Chitrak (Plumbago zeylanica), Ginger (Zingiber officinale), Piper nigrum, Piper logum, Piper logum root, Ferula asfoetida, Piper chaba, Trachyspermum roxburghianum. Benefits of the herb’s use in this formulation are as follows-
- Chitrak (Plumbago zeylanica)
This is one of the useful medicinal plants containing potential therapeutic properties like cardiotonic, hepatoprotective and neuroprotective. It also comprises of two beneficial properties i.e. appetizer (Deepaniya) and digestive (Pachaniya) which tends to improve digestive disorders. Chitrak works miraculously in curing Aama dosha.
- Ginger (Zingiber officinale)
Ginger, which is known to pacify Vata and Kapha dosha, is also beneficial in relieving constipation and curing abdominal pain. This herb is a great appetizer and reduces symptoms of liver diseases, respiratory disorders, and cardiovascular diseases.
- Black Pepper
Black pepper, commonly known as “Kalimirch” (in Hindi), is a traditional Indian herb and a spice. This magical herb is beneficial in curing indigestion, increasing appetite and cleansing the intestine, improving digestive disorders.
Dosage- 1-2 tablets two times a day with lukewarm water.
2. Digesto Plan Syrup
Planet Ayurveda is offering this amazing herbal syrup to enhance the secretion of useful enzymes for improving digestion. The syrup contains various herbs like Amalaki (Emblica Officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Ajwain (Trachyspermum ammi), Sonth (Zingiber officinale), Marich (Piper nigrum), Jeerak (Cuminum cyminum), Dhanayak (Coriandrum sativum), Saunf (Foeniculum vulgare), Pudina (Mentha piperita) and Shatpushpa (Anethum sowa), that prevent Ama dosha and improve indigestion.
Dosage– 1-2 teaspoonful two times a day.
3. Heartburn Capsules
Heartburn herbal capsules improve the digestive system naturally as they are formulated by the goodness of natural herbs such as Coral calcium (Praval pishti), Agate calcium (Akik pishti), Kamdudha Ras, Jahar mohra pishti, Mukta pishti, and Giloy satva. This product reduces the symptoms of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GRED), digestive disorders, balances pitta dosha and strengthens the immune system.
Dosage– 1-2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.
4. Mahashankh Vati
Mahashankh Vati is an amazing herbal supplement, formulated with a blend of Pippali mool (Piper longum), Chitraka (Plumbago zeylanica), Dantimool (Baliospermum montanum), Marich (Piper nigrum), Shunti (Zingiber officinale), Vatsanabha (Aconitum ferox), Hingu (Ferula asafetida), and Panchlavanaand Shankhabhasma. These herbs provide potential benefits in improving many ailments like indigestion, acidity, diarrhea, ulcerative colitis, abdominal pain and irritable bowel syndrome.
Dosage- 1-2 capsules two or three times a day with plain water after meals.
5. Digestion Support Capsules
These herbal capsules contain various traditional herbs like amla (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bahera (Terminalia bellirica), Sounf (Foeniculum vulgare), Dhania (Coriander sativum), Pippali (Piper longum) and Jeerak (Cyminum cuminum). It strengthens the digestive system and triggers the liver and intestines to secret123
digestive juices. It also has beneficial properties that relieve constipation and other digestive ailments.
Dosage- 2 capsules two times a day with plain water after meals.
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