8] GI symptoms
vary in severity and include abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and burning sensations in the throat.
Four patients had dyspnoea and one had upper GI symptoms
A decrease in the frequency of most GI symptoms
of malabsorption was observed with digestive cartridge use.
Comprehensive self-management: A nine-session, nurse-delivered, comprehensive self-management intervention that involved cognitive behavioral strategies, diet, relaxation, and education was found to significantly improve GI symptoms
and quality of life compared with usual care.
Other meta-analyses found psychotherapy about as effective as antidepressants for treating IBS-related GI symptoms
over the short term, but its long-term efficacy was unknown, they added.
Prevalence of GI symptoms
in the celiac patients before and after treatment with gluten free flour.
The prevalence of intestinal parasite in patients with GI symptoms
was found to be 53.
This also highlights the importance of long term follow up and maintaining an index of suspicion when these patients develop GI symptoms
Fever 53 (77) 11 (69) 34 (83) Myalgia 48 (70) 13 (81) 28 (68) Fatigue 48 (70) 13(81) 29 (71) Headache 42 (61) 10 (63) 27 (66) Night sweats 38 (55) 5 (31) 26 (63) Pharyngitis 34 (49) 9 (56) 17 (41) GI symptoms
29 (42) 3 (19) 22 (54) ([double dagger]) Rash 19 (28) 6 (38) 12 (29) Weight loss ([section]) 15 (22) 2 (13) 12 (29) Arthralgia 14 (20) 3 (19) 8 (20) Characteristic p value Signs/symptoms Persons seeking medical attention No.
Study subjects were required to complete stool/ pain/urgency reports daily, and were reviewed at baseline and after 8 weeks treatment, with completion of several questionnaires to assess frequency and severity of GI symptoms
, in addition to anxiety and depression scores and an IBS scale for quality of life (QOL).
Advising patients with irritable bowel syndrome to cut their intake of fermentable short-chain carbohydrates improved GI symptoms
as much as "traditional" recommendations to reduce meal size, gas-producing foods, insoluble fiber, fat, and caffeine, investigators reported in a randomized, multicenter, single-blinded study that appears in the November issue of Gastroenterology.
Due to complex dietary constraints related to ESRD, identification and treatment of GI symptoms
Levels of the hormone corresponded with GI symptoms
and colonic stem cell abnormalities, and rose dramatically in correspondence with blood sugar levels.
The highest rates of adherence to the GFD are reported among individuals with diagnosis in childhood and those with severe GI symptoms
at presentation .
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors often are associated with GI symptoms
, such as nausea and diarrhea; antipsychotics, which are dopamine antagonists, are known for antiemetic effects.