Living with Chronic Pancreatitis can make it hard to eat healthy, so I decided to create my own blog to share my experiences with food, exercise, and more. I hope it helps you to find your own path to living well with this disease.
I’ve been dealing with chronic pancreatitis since the age of seventeen, more recently diagnosed at the age of forty-three. It’s not something I ever expected to be like this, but it’s true. I was never supposed to have this disease. I used to joke that I had to do a liver transplant to get cured of it, but it wasn’t an option.
Chronic pancreatitis is a disease of the pancreas that can damage the insulating layer of the pancreas, causing symptoms ranging from nausea, to weight loss, to abdominal pain. It can also cause life threatening complications such as pancreatitis. I’m not going to go into detail on the most common symptoms of chronic pancreatitis, but I can tell you that it can seriously affect your life.
Chronic pancreatitis is no joke! The disease is chronic and often leads to life threatening complications if not taken seriously. It can affect any part of the body, but the most commonly affected part is the pancreas, the organ that processes bile and helps digest fat. The pancreas is a small organ that helps regulate the flow of bile, digestive enzymes, and other digestive-related hormones.
Chronic pancreatitis is usually caused by a long-term inflammatory process in the pancreas, which leads to scarring and eventually scar tissue which prevents the pancreas from functioning correctly. Without proper functioning of the pancreas, digestive enzymes cannot be properly processed, and the bile cannot be properly delivered to the gall bladder where it is stored until that function is restored.
This chronic pancreatitis is not usually life-threatening, and most people who suffer from it don’t need to be rushed to a hospital. However, in the case of the chronic pancreatitis blog, it is. If you’ve been diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis or know someone who has, you will know that it is a highly debilitating disease that can cause constant pain, severe weakness, fatigue, nausea, and loss of appetite.
So, as long as youre not too sick, it is a good idea to take care of your pancreas. The more you take care of your pancreas the more insulin you need for your healthy cells and the less you need for the damaged ones. Some people with chronic pancreatitis have the pancreas completely removed and replaced with a healthy pancreas from a donor.
If you have chronic pancreatitis then you should know that it can cause severe pain, weight loss, and fatigue. You also need to know that the pain can be relieved by using painkillers such as ibuprofen. To do this you must take ibuprofen for a few days each week, and when you do not feel any pain, take a nap. You can also use this information to make sure you take care of your pancreas.
The first step in healing your pancreas is finding out what it is that is causing your pain and trying to identify the problem. There are many causes of chronic pancreatitis, including infection, autoimmune diseases, and diabetes.
What is your current diagnosis? If you have diabetes, you need to find out if you are being treated, and if so, should you take this information to your doctor or a diabetes specialist.