In this section, we discuss the role of self-management as a way of reducing added stressors and triggers. The best we are able to manage our own condition the easier it is to adjust to the many changes we face.
Here are a few tips to help get you started.
Trying to keep up with busy lifestyles, children and social commitments can be incredibly hard for people with Gastroparesis. Planning ahead becomes an important part of being able to participate in day to day activities.
Keep a separate diary for all your appointments, prescriptions and medications and useful phone numbers.
If you are able to eat small amounts, ensure that you always have something suitable with you when you go out by taking snacks/drinks with you.
Make sure you allow time for rest too!