Digestive System Involvement

After the skin, the digestive system is the most commonly affected organ system in people with scleroderma. This medical report explains the reseasons for GI symptoms and discusses treatments.

When a person faces a potentially debilitating chronic disease such as scleroderma, in which fatigue, digestive difficulties and nutrient deficiencies are common, a high quality, nutritious diet must take center stage to enhance quality of life and successful management of symptoms.

For individuals with Scleroderma, who experience GERD, the utility of PPI therapy vastly outweighs the side effect associated risks.