Posts tagged “gastroparesis”
Migraine Associated with Gastrointestinal Disorders: Review of the Literature and Clinical Implications
Migraine Associated with Gastrointestinal Disorders: Review of the Literature and Clinical Implications This article starts with an A++++ overview of migraine Migraine is a common headache disorder with a lifetime prevalence of 13% in men and 33% in women (1). There are ictal (migraine attack) and interictal periods. Migraine is a highly disabling disease with […]
Migraine and gastroparesis from a gastroenterologist’s perspective. Migraine makes your stomach not empty as quickly as it should. This can really affect how well your drugs work, especially time-sensitive ones like triptans. If you’re taking triptans by mouth and they aren’t working, you might want to talk to your doctor about injectable or nasal spray […]
Gastric stasis in migraineurs: etiology, characteristics, and clinical and therapeutic implications.
Gastric stasis in migraineurs: etiology, characteristics, and clinical and therapeutic implications. Migraines can cause your stomach to empty too slowly, making you feel like shit: Gastric stasis, also called gastroparesis (5), is defined as delayed emptying of the stomach in the absence of mechanical obstruction, and its clinical manifestations include nausea, vomiting, bloating, and weight […]
What the Gut Can Teach Us About Migraine. Nice recent summary of what we know about interactions between the head-brain and the gut-brain in migraine. Touches on why dietary changes help some migraineurs. Take home paragraph: The physiological connection between the gut and the brain as well as the influence on brain function and behavior […]