functional dyspepsia


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Related to functional dyspepsia: gastroparesis

a·ton·ic dys·pep·si·a

dyspepsia with impaired tone in the muscular walls of the stomach.
Synonym(s): functional dyspepsia (1)

functional dyspepsia

a condition characterized by impaired digestion caused by an atonic or a neurological problem. See also dyspepsia.

functional dyspepsia

Dyspepsia without endoscopic or histologic evidence of an organic disease to explain the symptoms.

functional dyspepsia

Dyspepsia in the absence of a demonstrable lesion
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Gastric and autonomic responses to stress in functional dyspepsia.
Functional dyspepsia has a significant socio-economic impact on individuals as well as on the community.
GERD is the most likely diagnosis in the presence of functional dyspepsia symptoms only.
Thus the symptoms of functional dyspepsia arise due to a complex interaction between altered gastrointestinal physiology and psychosocial factors.
Smoking, alcohol, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in outpatients with functional dyspepsia and among dyspepsia subgroups.
They hypothesized that psychological distress (anxiety and depression) would be a risk factor for one or both subtypes of functional dyspepsia.
Approximately half (53%) of patients with functional dyspepsia who were randomized to the tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) amitriptyline reported at least 5 weeks of symptom relief, compared with 38% of patients using the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) escitalopram and 40% of patients on placebo, said Dr.
Eradication of Helicobacter pylori prevents ulcer development in patents with ulcer-like functional dyspepsia.
Treatment of functional dyspepsia is hampered by the lack of an accepted pathophysiological knowledge.
In another study, STPP proved significantly better than supportive therapy for functional dyspepsia, and in a group of patients with chronic somatoform pain disorder, Norwegian investigators found STPP more beneficial to an untreated control group than randomization, Dr.
Capsaicin was more effective than placebo for easing the symptoms of functional dyspepsia in a small trial, reported Dr.
RQ-00000010 has the potential to be a significant new therapeutic option for the treatment of Functional Dyspepsia (FD) and other diseases related to GI motility disorders, including Chronic Constipation.

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