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When you take Byetta , your stomach empties slower. That’s a good thing, because it helps you lose weight and reduce your blood glucose levels. A common complication of diabetes called gastroparesis – literally paralyzed stomach – also causes food to remain in the stomach. That’s not a good thing, in part because it can make controlling your blood glucose levels difficult. High blood glucose levels can lead to nerve damage causing gastroparesis. And high blood glucose levels make people with type 2 diabetes excellent candidates for Byetta. But if you have gastroparesis and take Byetta, you are supposed to tell your doctor. This assumes, of course, that you know you have gastroparesis. This makes me wonder if some of the people who don’t do well on Byetta, particularly those who get a lot of nausea, have undiagnosed gastroparesis. For a condition that few people have ever heard about, gastroparesis is awfully common. Up to 5 million Americans have it . &l...
Virtually all types of anxiety, from Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) to Panic Disorder, include physical symptoms, such as stomach problems.
Stomach problems can include:
These problems can be mild to severe. For some, a feeling of butterflies in the stomach may precede social events or situations that may produce anxiety. For others stomachaches and nausea may interfere with the ability to carry out daily tasks, rendering someone incapacitated.
Obviously, treatment to help would first and foremost include treatment for the anxiety disorder. By effectively treating the underlying cause of stomach problems, symptoms such as nausea and diarrhea should be reduced or disappear. However, beginning treatment for anxiety does not immediately relieve symptoms and stomach problems may continue for months.
Diarrhea is characterized by loose or watery stools. It can also include abdominal cramping, bloating...
Bloating is the feeling of a full, swollen belly area, usually due to gas in the intestines. Some women have bloating before or during their period (menstrual cycle).
See also: Abdominal bloating
Menstrual periods and bloating
If you have bloating associated with your menstrual cycle, exercise to sweat out excess fluids and eat more high-fiber foods to help prevent constipation .
See also: PMS
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