Comforting Your Uncomfortable Stomach
A Companion for Silent Sufferers of Nausea and Vomiting
Laura A. Dotson, Kenneth L. Koch M.D.
In this valuable guide for those who suffer nausea, a patient and her gastroenterologist collaborate up to provide a three-step diet to ease nausea, vomiting, and other symptoms related to the stomach and gastrointestinal system. The pair provides easily understandable anatomy and physiology of the stomach to help you understand why the three-step diet is important to reduce nausea, vomiting and comfort your uncomfortable stomach. This book will serve as a companion in your journey to find the precise diagnosis and treatments for your nausea and vomiting. Throughout the book, Laura A. Dotson and Kenneth L. Koch, M.D., provide advice on how to become your best advocate for your own health! Kenneth L. Koch, M.D., has dedicated his career to researching the neuromuscular activity of the stomach in patients with unexplained chronic nausea and vomiting. He has developed a three-step diet approach that will help you select foods, based on the function of the stomach. This diet will hydrate and nourish you as you seek a diagnosis and treatments for these symptoms. Laura A. Dotson contributes her experience as Dr. Koch’s once very ill patient. Her livelihood was destroyed by severe and unexplained nausea and vomiting from severe gastroparesis. She followed Dr. Koch’s three-step diet and she developed many nutritious, delicious recipes to comfort her stomach while providing nutrition and variety. Those important recipes are within this companion to help guide your food preparations as well as tips on how to comfort your uncomfortable stomach. If you or someone you care about suffer from nausea and vomiting, you can sooth uncomfortable stomachs with the advice in this guide.