What Is Dumping Syndrome
👉Dumping syndrome is a potential post bariatric surgery side effect when fast gastric emptying occurs and the food from stomach pouch moves very rapidly through the small bowel.
SIGNS OF DUMPING SYNDROME
👉Cramps in stomach,
👉Feeling you are bloated,
👉Sweating, flushing, light-headedness,
👉Diarrhoea and nausea.
CAUSES OF DUMPING SYNDROME
Eating food high in –
👉Fats (sausages, products high in butter/margarine/oils),
👉Refined carbohydrates (white flour products, white bread, white rice, pastries, sodas, snacks, pasta),
👉Refined sugar (sodas, sweets, ice cream, table sugar).
HOW TO AVOID THE DUMPING SYNDROME
👉Avoid eating / drinking products that cause the dumping syndrome,
👉Watch your portion size,
👉Replace refined grain (white flour) products with wholegrain options.