Category Archives: Pancreatitis Information

Do Certain Foods Cause Pancreatitis Attacks?

Do certain foods cause pancreatitis attacks? Yes and No. In healthy individuals, no. Regular every day foods do NOT cause pancreatitis in healthy people. Those who have never had any pancreas problems such as acute or chronic pancreatitis can rest easy and enjoy their meals. Alcohol is a different story. Is alcohol classified as a… Read More »

Pancreatic Cancer Risk: Chronic Pancreatitis Increases Risk

Unfortunately those who suffer from long-term chronic pancreatitis also have increased pancreatic cancer risk (5% of CP patients may end up with pancreatic cancer) [1]. Don’t go all wiggy on me about it. The increased risk isn’t something that guarantees you are in trouble. It is merely an increased risk, nothing more. BUT … IF you… Read More »

Tramadol Isn’t As Safe As You Think

Tramadol is a synthetic opioid drug, similar to natural opioids derived from poppy seeds, such as morphine. It is marketed under names such as Ultram, Ultracet, ConZip, Ryzolt, Rybix ODT, Zydol and Zamadol. Are you using Tramadol for pancreatitis pain? You may want to reconsider or at least be extremely careful using it because … When John Bowker left… Read More »

The Pain and Suffering of Pancreatitis

Many of your family and friends do NOT understand the pain and suffering of pancreatitis. They most likely have NO CLUE how bad it can be to suffer an acute pancreatitis attack, especially if it falls in the moderate to severe category. Yet even MILD acute attacks can be the most painful experience imagined while,… Read More »

Biliary Inflammation, Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis, Exacerbated By Fat Consumption

Biliary inflammation (gallbladder disease, SOD), acute and chronic pancreatitis are all made worse by consuming high fat meals. It’s a fact. A fact I know from personal experience and from scientific evidence. Many of you who have read my blog(s) may be wondering … Why does fat consumption increase the risk of acute pancreatitis in… Read More »

Statin Drugs Cause Acute Pancreatitis

Statin drugs cause pancreatitis [1],[2]? Isn’t that peachy! This is probably especially exciting for those who may be on statin drugs for genetically predisposed HIGH blood fat level condition that has been diagnosed as the cause of your problems.  If you have been dianosed with: 1) familial combined hyperlipidemia 2) familial dysbetalipoproteinemia 3) familial hypercholesterolemia 4)… Read More »

Pancreatitis Remedies You Can Use At Home

Pancreatitis remedies are few in number. In order to understand what may or may not be a viable home remedy for pancreatitis you first have to have a clear understanding of pancreatitis. What is it, how it happens and so on. The most important in my humble opinion is what pancreatitis is. Once you have… Read More »

Gallstone Pancreatitis

The leading cause of acute pancreatitis is a gallstone (or stones) that creates an obstruction. Thus the name gallstone pancreatitis. Obstruction occurs when gallstones travel down the common bile duct and get stuck in the Ampulla of Vater creating a blockage in the outflow of pancreatic juices from the pancreas into the duodenum. The backflow of… Read More »