Gastric Dumping

Definition of Gastric Dumping:

A condition where food passes too quickly through the stomach and enters the small intestine still largely undigested.

Also: Dumping Syndrome, Gastric Dumping Syndrome, Rapid Gastric Emptying

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Dyspepsia / Poor Digestion

...the condition
“...Dumping Syndrome: Rapid gastric emptying caused by the lower end of the small intestine (jejunum) filling too quickly with undigested food from the stomach...”

High/Increased Fiber Diet a treatment
“...Soluble fiber may be beneficial in atherosclerosis, hypercholesterolemia, hypertriglyceridemia, diabetes, obesity, hypertension, dumping syndrome, and gallstones...”
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...the condition
“...It can be caused by ... Alimentary or gastric surgery leading to rapid stomach emptying or "dumping syndrome" in about 15% of cases...”

Rapid Stomach Emptying (Gastric Dumping)

...the condition
“...Rapid gastric emptying happens when the lower end of the small intestine (jejunum) fills too quickly with undigested food from the stomach...”
...relationship to Bariatric Surgery Complications
Gastric dumping is more common in bariatric surgery patients who are severely obese.”
...recommendation Smaller, More Frequent Meals
“People who have dumping syndrome need to eat several small meals a day that are low in carbohydrates and should drink liquids between meals, not with them.”
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Weight Loss a treatment
“...The dumping syndrome in which food moves too quickly through the small intestine can cause nausea, weakness, sweating, faintness and sometimes diarrhea after eating...”

Weight Loss Surgery a treatment
“...Longer-term risks and complications include: Bowel obstruction; Dumping syndrome, characterized by diarrhea, nausea, vomiting; Gallstones; Hernias; Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia); Malnutrition; Stomach perforation; Ulcers; Vomiting; Death (rare); Weight loss...”
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