Gastroenterology/stomach pacemaker


My husband has really bad stomach problems and was diagnosed with a slow empting stomach he does NOT have diabetts sorry about spelling.At any rate I recently came across what was called a pacemaker for the stomach but so far it was only appoved for diabetics.Would you have any info on this any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Pat

Dear Pat

I share your concern about “slow emptying stomach” of your husband.  Medically speaking it is low stomach motility or gastroparesis.

Gastroparesis is a symptom of the various conditions. In many cases, it 's hard to verify the real cause of it. Gastroparesis is suppression of the normal motility of the stomach due to malfunction of the autonomic nervous system and digestive hormones (blood messengers).

The most frequent reasons for gastroparesis are:
•    Certain medications, which affect autonomic nervous system
•    Neuropathy due to innner toxicity, heavy metals, diabetes, dysbiosis, etc
•    Deficiency of the vital minerals and vitamins
•    Chronic infection (bacterial, viral, Candida-yeast, SIBO-small intestine bacterial overgrowth)
•    Post-op conditions, gallbladder removal
•    Hormonal changes (low thyroid, estrogen predominance) and more

Everything above may also affect the bowel patterns (diarrhea, constipation), nervous system (anxiety, depression, insomnia, and memory problem), immune system (UTI, chronic sinusitis), hormones (adrenal fatigue, hypothyroid, ED, etc.).

It is critical to try to verify the actual causes. Symptomatic treatment including electric stimulation just suppresses the symptoms but not real cause and can lead to further chronic problems.

It will be unprofessional to give you medical advice without knowing your husband’s medical date, lifestyle, eating habits, tests, medications, etc. Sorry, I do not know a magical remedy for gastroparesis, but I helped many my patients as an MD of ICU and also as the holistic practitioner in the outpatient setting. Always, it needs the custom healing program.

If your husband continues experiencing this symptom, I can give a good advice and customize for him the healing program without heavy medications and surgery. Your husband is a person number one in this situation. Let him fill up the Biotherapy’s Patient Questionnaire and send it to me by email or fax.

After that, call to my office for phone consultation of three of us.

I wish you and your husband good health.

Peter Melamed, Ph.D.

Biotherapy Clinic of San Francisco
Phone: (415) 409-3939
Fax: (415) 409-3909


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I can answer all questions about digestive health, especially in focus on the non-drug, non-surgery treatment. It includes healing diet, acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutritional supplementation, healing mineral water, abdominal massage, and cleansing techniques. All these practices are widely used by gastroenterologists all over the world.


This is my everyday job at Biotherapy Alternative Medicine Clinic in San Francisco. I have decades of the experience of working as an MD in ICU, outpatient department and privet practice. I have helped many of my patients with the chronic digestive disorders by using the non-drug, non-knife approach for the 20 years.

I published many articles on internet about gastrointestinal disorders. 1. Peter Melamed, Ph.D., Felix Melamed, LAc, MSTCM. EBook Healthy Pancreas, Healthy You. Publisher Biotherapy, Inc, September 2014 2. Peter Melamed, Felix Melamed. Chronic Metabolic Acidosis Destroys Pancreas. JOP. J Pancreas (Online) 2014 Nov 28; 15(6): 552-560 3. Peter Melamed, Felix Melamed. Short Review of Our Work - "Chronic Metabolic Acidosis Destroys Pancreas" with Focus on the Functional Exocrine Pancreatic Disorders JOP. J Pancreas (Online) 2015 Jul 08; 16(4):365-368 4. Peter Melamed, PhD, and Felix Melamed, MS. Acidity Kills the Pancreas. Townsend Letter, the Examiner of Alternative Medicine. August/September 2015, p. 74-80 5. Peter Melamed, Felix Melamed. The Role of the Metabolic Acidosis in the Development of Chronic Pancreatitis. SM Group (USA) Chronic Pancreatitis: Recent Advances. 2015, Aug 10

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