I was recently diagnosed with gastroparesis , the DR, said it was because I have Hashimoto's disease and can be caused by hypothyroidism , but TSH tests have been in the normal range so how could I still get gastroparesis ? Also is this condition reversible ?
gastroparesis is directly related ( a complication of ) to diabetes. It has to due with the nerves in the stomach being affected by the diabetes just like the nerves in a diabetics foot. It is a neuropathy. I know b/c my mom had this as one of her complications to her diabetes. You would be amazed at how many medical personnel never heard of it.
I'd go over to the diabetes section and seek support.
I'm not saying a person's thyroid can't indirectly affect the nervous system but this is a known diabetes complication.
They put my mom on erythromycin ( the antiobiotic) and a drug that helps the stomach empty faster. I know it does not make sense- an antibiotic but that's is how they treat it.
best of luck to you
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