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Diet Therapy for Gastroptosis

Updated: Friday, Feb 28,2014, 6:57:05 PM
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Gastroptosis is a disease of abdominal ptosis. It refers to the position of the stomach is lower than the normal place with its margo inferior reaching to the pelvic cavity and the lowest point of the stomach arc falls below the bone ridge ligature. The patients with mild condition usually has no symptoms while the severe condition with the discomfort in the upper abdomen, or swelling pain, fullness and distending, belching, poor appetite, abnormal bowel movement, etc. Modern medicine holds that the disease is related to the weaken abdominal pressure, tall and thin body shape, weak overhanging partitioning the muscle, flabby ligaments partitioning the stomach and other factors. This disease falls into the category of "wei pi"(fullness), "fu zhang"(abdominal distension), etc. in TCM.

Diet Therapy

1) Put 9g of the radix pseudostellariae, 10 pieces of the red dates and moderate water into the marmite; cook with high fire until it is boiling and then go on stewing with low fire for 30 minutes; chew the radix pseudostellariae, eat dates and drink the soup; take it once daily and 30 days for a course of treatment (stop taking it when catching cold and during the menstrual period)

2) Cook 30g of yam and 30g of raw semen Coicis together and then take the mixture with an empty stomach.

3) Put a back pig’s feet, 15g of ginseng and moderate shallot and ginger into the marmite; stew them in water with low and high fire until it is done; the stomacher can be for adjunct treatment if necessary; offer the patients the protein synthesis preparation to increase the fat of the abdominal cavity and strength the strain of the abdominal muscle.

4) Get more than 10 pieces of the Arillus longanae and an egg; break the eggshell and pour the egg into the bowl; avoid stirring and steam the egg until egg white is clotting while the yolk is immaturity (2-3 minutes); pour them into the longan and go on steaming for 10 minutes; take it once a day until the disease is cured; this recipe is applicable to nourish the heart and spleen and treat the gastroptosis.

5) Ingredients: Pig tripe, Astragalus mongholicus 30g, Arillus longanae 30g, fructus amomi 5g and moderate seasoning.
Process: Wash the pig tripe clean and put it with other ingredients into the marmite; cook them in water until the soup is done; eat meat and drink the soup; take it every 2-3 days and one dose each time; it is helpful to nourish the middle energizer and promote qi, nourish the blood and calm the nerves; it is applicable to the gastroptosis with dizzy, palpitation, insomnia, forgettery, etc.

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