Category Archives: Chronic Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis and Coffee – IS Coffee Safe?

Do pancreatitis and coffee equal pain or other symptoms? Many pancreatitis victims believe that their pain is exasperated by coffee or the caffeine in coffee but is that true? My personal experience tells me it isn’t true. I have drank coffee PROFUSELY for the entire thirty plus (30 +) years I have been living with… Read More »

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Smoking Increases Pancreatic Calcification Risk

Is it true that smoking increases pancreatic calcification risk? According to an article published in the March 2014 issue of Pancreas smoking increases the risk of complications such as pancreatic calcification in those who have chronic pancreatitis. Those of you who smoke and also have chronic pancreatitis may want to quit smoking. I’ve smoked for… Read More »

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Pancreatic Calcification – Is There A Fix?

Pancreatic calcification is usually due to alcoholic and hereditary pancreatitis. You can read more about pancreatic calcification and check out imaging here. Since there are many decent sources of information pertaining to pancreatic calcification I don’t want to go into it here within this post. Rather, I thought I’d share what may be a “fix” if you… Read More »

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NSAIDS Linked to Irregular Heart Rhythm

NSAIDS linked to irregular heart rhythm? Common pain killers, used to reduce inflammation have been associated with an irregular heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation (AF or A-Fib) or flutter according to a study published in the peer-reviewed medical journal the BMJ Open. This is an open-access journal, the study is free to read online. In a… Read More »

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Best Supplements For Pancreas Health

What are the best supplements for pancreas health? Hopefully I can answer the question completely because people are using that particular question as a search term to find this blog. I may as well make it easy for them! Naturally I’m geared into talking about the best supplements for pancreas health in terms of how… Read More »

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Minimal Change Chronic Pancreatitis

If you are experiencing pain, nausea, and other discomfort after acute pancreatitis you may have minimal change chronic pancreatitis. Many people have asked me why they have had recurrent attacks of acute pancreatitis or have had one doctor diagnose them with chronic pancreatitis only to have another say they don’t have chronic pancreatitis or any pancreatitis… Read More »

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