(FD) is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders, affecting up to 15-30% of the general population worldwide (Miwa 2012; Vanheel et al.
Methods: The prospective cross-sectional multi-centre phase IV study was conducted at Jinnah Hospital, Lahore, Ziauddin Medical University, Karachi and Pakistan Railways General Hospital, Rawalpindi, from July 2009 to June 2010 and comprised 121 patients of functional dyspepsia
who were given cinitapride 1mg thrice daily 15 minutes before meals and were followed up for four weeks.
Conclusions: Acupuncture is effective in the treatment of functional dyspepsia
, and is superior to non-acupoint puncture.
For their study, the researchers designed a large prospective, multi-centre, randomised placebo-controlled trial in which children, ages eight to 17, with IBS, functional abdominal pain or functional dyspepsia
were randomised to four weeks of placebo or amitriptyline.
This led a team of researchers at Mayo Clinic, others from the United States, Europe and Australia to question if "observer bias" plays a role in the diagnosis of GERD, compared to a diagnosis of functional dyspepsia
The pathophysiology of functional dyspepsia
is not well understood.
At baseline, the mean age was 38 years, 90% of patients were female, 55 had irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), 36 functional dyspepsia
, and 9 had other unspecified functional nonspecific gastrointestinal symptoms by ROME III criteria.
14) In that study, ondansetron decreased diarrhea and functional dyspepsia
Effect of Shugan Hewei decoction on motilin and gastrin in blood of functional dyspepsia
Dyspepsia has several causes, including gastroesophageal reflux, peptic ulcer or functional dyspepsia
which indicates the presence of chronic symptoms of upper abdominal pain in the absence of any known specific structural cause.
In Sweden's general population, the subcategory of functional dyspepsia
known as postprandial distress syndrome is associated with anxiety, Dr.
64 million was awarded to the University of Adelaide for a randomised controlled trial of the herbal preparation, Iberogast, in functional dyspepsia