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Rumination disorder

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"I Have Rumination Syndrome" | Retraining Albert's Stomach

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What is Rumination Disorder? | Eating Disorders

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Teen Unable to Digest Food Seeks Help for Rumination Syndrome

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What is RUMINATION SYNDROME? What does RUMINATION SYNDROME mean? RUMINATION SYNDROME meaning

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ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY - RUMINATION DISORDER

Rumination syndrome, or Merycism, is an under-diagnosed chronic motility disorder characterized by effortless regurgitation of most meals following consumption, due to the involuntary contraction of the muscles around the abdomen. There is no retching, nausea, heartburn, odour, or abdominal pain associated with the regurgitation, as there is with typical vomiting. The disorder has been historically documented as affecting only infants, young children, and people with cognitive disabilities . Today it is being diagnosed in increasing numbers of otherwise healthy adolescents and adults, though there is a lack of awareness of the condition by doctors, patients and the general public.
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