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.

Ibuprofen the Risk Vs Benefit In Pancreatitis

In this article “Ibuprofen the Risk Vs Benefit In Pancreatitis” I’m going to do my best to explain why I believe Ibuprofen is the best first line of defense when the pancreas is inflamed. I have previously written about my usage of Ibuprofen for pancreatitis but it seems that many are showing undo concern. Thank… Read More »

The Beating Pancreatitis Forum Is GONE!

Yes the beating pancreatitis forum is gone, history, no longer in use. Set up a forum they said. It’ll be fun they said. And I thought it would be a great idea, give people a place to chat, ask each other questions, friend each other, message each other and more. There were almost a thousand… Read More »

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency, often called pancreatic insufficiency, is the inability of your digestive system to break down and properly digest the foods you eat. Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency or EPI is characterized by the pancreas NOT producing enough pancreatic enzymes (protease, amylase, lipase) to promote normal digestion and the need for pancreatic enzyme supplementation. This condition… Read More »