If you've ever had indigestion, then you are already familiar with the most common symptom of dyspepsia - abdomen pain. The condition can also manifest as gassiness (loud intestinal sounds, belching, and flatulence), poor appetite or a feeling of fullness early on in a meal, or the sensation of burning pain gnawing at the stomach or abdomen. Less commonly, dyspepsia symptoms may include bloating and nausea, particularly after meals.
James T. Sing, DO
- internal medicine
Location and Office HoursScott & White Temple Gastroenterology
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Temple, TX 76508
- Scott & White Health Plan
- Providence Memorial Hospital
- Scott & White Memorial Hospital
What are the symptoms of dyspepsia?
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What is the rebound effect caused by eating simple sugars?
Michael Roizen, MD, Internal Medicine, answeredElevated blood sugar sends your brain the message that it's time to take your plate to the counter and hit the couch. When your blood sugar is low, that's what stimulates hunger and causes you to feed like a rat in the Kraft aisle.
Now, where many of us get into trouble is when we eat foods with simple sugars (think soft drinks, jelly, cake). Simple sugars create a rebounding effect. You're feeling blah so you eat a 3 Musketeers. That sugar surge works like an electrical jolt and you instantly feel more energy. But less than two hours later, that energy surge (in the form of blood sugar levels) plummets like the neckline of an Oscars dress. And then you feel blah again. Your conclusion? You must need another 3 Musketeers.
That rebound effect (combined with the desire for the taste that's stimulated by the pleasure center in your brain) can put your body in biological turmoil, where you eat to feel better, though what you're eating is actually what's making you feel sluggish, so you swirl and swirl around, always feeling like you need to eat.
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What causes gastroparesis?
The cause of gastroparesis isn't always known. In fact, no identifiable cause is discovered in one-third of people who are found to have the condition. Diabetes is one of the most recognized causes. Gastroparesis can sometimes develop after surgery for other stomach problems. Other causes include smoking, alcohol and marijuana use, certain genetic conditions, neurologic disorders, and cancer.Helpful? 2 people found this helpful.
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