Gastroparesis and dysmotility disorders can significantly impact a person’s quality of life, causing a range of uncomfortable symptoms and challenges. Fortunately, there is hope for those seeking relief. Optimum Intake Dietitians’ Gut Health Services, led by experienced dietitian Laura See, offers specialised support to patients with these conditions.
Gastroparesis and Dysmotility Disorders have a range of nutrition related symptoms. These include:
- Persistent Nausea and Vomiting, making it difficult to eat and maintain proper nutrition.
- Bloating and Abdominal Distension
- Early Satiety (Feeling of Fullness) and Loss of Appetite, resulting in inadequate nutrient intake.
- Heartburn and Acid Reflux, causing discomfort and pain.
- Erratic Blood Sugar Levels due to disruption of normal digestion and absorption of carbohydrates.
- Malnutrition and Weight Loss
How can a dietitian support someone living with Gastroparesis and other Dysmotility Disorders?
Personalised Nutrition Advice: Our dietitians provide individualised recommendations tailored to each patient’s specific needs, considering dietary preferences, lifestyle, and medical history. Recommendations will aim to optimise nutrient intake, manage symptoms, and improve overall gut health.
Symptom Management: Through manageable dietary strategies, dietitians can help patients manage symptoms like nausea, bloating, and early satiety.
Nutritional Support: Our dietitians address any nutrient deficiencies and design eating plans that meet the individual requirements of each patient. We educate patients on appropriate food choices, nutrient-dense alternatives, and the importance of a well-balanced diet to support their overall health.
Lifestyle Recommendations: In addition to dietary adjustments, dietitians provide lifestyle recommendations that can positively impact gut health. Other topics that may arise include the impact of stress on symptom management, regular physical activity, and guidance on managing medications that affect digestion.
Living with gastroparesis and dysmotility disorders can be challenging, but with the support of a dietitian specializing in gut health, patients can experience significant relief from their symptoms. Optimum Intake Dietitians’ Gut Health Services, led by Laura See, is dedicated to helping patients improve their digestive health and overall well-being. If you or someone you know is struggling with gastroparesis or dysmotility disorders, reach out today to discuss appointment options. Contact us to today to start the journey towards a healthier and happier digestive system.