Category Archives: Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis or inflammation of the pancreas is a serious condition that can become life threatening. There are basically two categories, acute and chronic. Within those categories are various other categories, causes and outcomes.

Beating pancreatitis requires knowledge and dedication. The mission of this blog is to share information that may result in relieving the pain and suffering of those who visit, read, learn and adopt the basic ideas that have helped the author survive, pain free, for years.

Be advised that acute pancreatitis can become very serious very fast. If you are experiencing the sudden onset of moderate to extremely severe abdominal pain, with or without nausea and vomiting go to the ER. Time is of the essence. Avoiding pancreas damage is the goal.

Autoimmune Diseases That Cause Pancreatitis

  Autoimmune Diseases that cause pancreatitis is our discussion today. Autoimmune diseases can and do manifest as either acute, recurrent acute or chronic pancreatitis. As a pancreatitis and autoimmune disease patient, I have had many cases or attacks of acute pancreatitis and chronic pancreatitis flares that have been likely caused by autoimmune diseases. By the… Read More »

Viruses Cause Acute Pancreatitis? The Role of Viruses in Causing Acute Pancreatitis

  Do viruses cause acute pancreatitis? As someone who has been studying acute pancreatitis for many years I can say with certainty that viruses cause acute pancreatitis. I have searched for and read about a lot of cases of acute pancreatitis. I’ve talked with people from my blogs and my support group. And many say… Read More »

CREON: Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy

CREON is a pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy for those whose pancreas no longer produces enough enzymes due to acinar cell destruction.   Enzyme replacement is prescribed to those who have suffered damage to their pancreas and they have developed EPI or Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency.   The pancreas damage, that causes EPI or Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency… Read More »

The Role of H. Pylori In Pancreatitis

What’s the role of h. pylori in pancreatitis? If you are looking for information regarding the roll of H. Pylori in pancreatitis you can rest assured you have found the right site and article. I have often stated, in response to questions about undiscovered causes of pancreatitis, that there is ALWAYS a cause for pancreatic… Read More »