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.

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI)

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency, often called pancreatic insufficiency or EPI, 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.… Read More »

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