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How To Treat Pancreatitis And Beyond …

How To Treat Pancreatitis And Beyond
Treatment of pancreatitis can help to stop the pain that likely got your attention in the first place, reverse the issues causing it and keep future pancreatitis complications to a minimum.
Unfortunately, pancreatitis can return and it is important to both treat pancreatitis quickly and get information on a long-term plan for keeping repeat pancreatitis attacks to a minimum.
Make sure you address the root causes of Pancreatitis. Whether it is from long-term alcohol use or a result of medications you have taken for other symptoms like Type II Diabetes.
A doctor can help stop painful symptoms of chronic pancreatitis. Simple things can help you if you are diagnosed early, but more intensive measures may be needed if you have waited and done damage to your pancreas.

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  • 1. Pancreatitis Treatment From Symptom to Solution
  • 2. Why Treat Pancreatitis?  It’s simple… Treatment of Pancreatitis is critical as your pancreas helps digest food before it’s turned in to energy. You need this to live!
  • 3. Why Acute Pancreatitis is Dangerous…  Dead pancreatic tissue is the cause of most problems with severe Pancreatitis. Toxins cause surrounding organs to fail leading to infection of the dead material and causing potential death from acute Pancreatitis.
  • 4. Pancreatitis Symptoms Symptoms of a Pancreatitis attack are:                     Abdominal pain (dull ache in the upper stomach area) – The pain may come and go. Abdominal pain that radiates to your back Abdominal pain that feels worse after eating Tenderness when touching the abdomen Loss of appetite Nausea and vomiting. Nausea Fever. Fast heart rate. Sweating. Yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eyes (jaundice). Shock where your body simply shuts down. Chills Bloating Clammy skin itching throughout the entire body. Fatty and pale colored stools (this is a serious indicator) Sweating Weakness Weight loss with eating normally
  • 5. Pancreatitis Causes Causes of Pancreatitis Can Include:                • Infections, including mumps. • Injury. These would include things like auto accidents, falls or injuries to your midsection. • High triglycerides. • Medications, including certain diabetes treatments, antibiotics, steroids, and blood pressure medicines. In some cases, medicines may cause inflammation of the pancreas (Pancreatitis). Unfortunately, some of these medications have been linked to Pancreatic Cancer as well. Some antibiotics (like metronidazole, tetracycline, sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim, and nitrofurantoin). Some medicines used to treat diabetes and blood sugar (such as Alogliptin, Exenatide, Gemigliptin, Linagliptin, Saxagliptin, Sitagliptan, and Vildagliptin). These can be under the trade names of; Byetta, Bydureon, Januvia, Janumet, Janumet XR, Jentadueto, Juvisync , Kazano, Kombiglyze XR, Nesina, Oseni, Onglyza, Tradjenta, and Victoza. Immune Suppressant medicines (like 6-mercaptopurine and azathioprine). High blood pressure medicines (like ACE inhibitors). Aminosalicylic acid (for treating inflammatory bowel disease). Some diuretics. Corticosteroids. Estrogen. Valproate (for treating seizure disorders). Certain general anesthetics. Antidepressants, such as venlafaxine (Effexor).
  • 6. Pancreatitis Causes How Can Medication Cause Pancreatitis and Possibly Pancreatic Cancer?:  Studies have shown that certain medications drastically increased the risk or Pancreatitis and pancreatitic cancer.  Januvia, and medications like it used to control diabetes was shown to cause higher rates of Pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer associated with Januvia compared with other therapies.  If you have taken medications like Januvia you should seek a consultation immediately with a medical and legal professional to help you with getting your treatment taken care of and compensation for your issues. These medications can include Alogliptin, Exenatide, Gemigliptin, Linagliptin, Saxagliptin, Sitagliptan, and Vildagliptin). These can be under the trade names of; Byetta, Bydureon, Januvia, Janumet, Janumet XR, Jentadueto, Juvisync , Kazano, Kombiglyze XR, Nesina, Oseni, Onglyza, Tradjenta, and Victoza.  Click Here for more information on treatment options and ways to get help at no cost.
  • 7. Pancreatitis Treatment  Pancreatitis needs to be treated in a medical facility.  Most people get better after an attack of Pancreatitis, however longer-term problems can occur.
  • 8. Pancreatitis Treatment  If your Pancreatitis attack leaves permanent damage, you may need surgery to remove your gallbladder or a part of the pancreas that has been damaged. You may need surgery or another procedure to widen a narrow pancreatic duct or to remove tissue or stones that are blocking the pancreatic duct. Surgery can also drain a pseudo-cyst or an obstructed pancreatic duct.  If your pancreas has been severely damaged, you may need to take insulin to help your body control blood sugar. You may also have to take medication to help your body digest fat and protein. If you already have Diabetes, you will likely need to change your treatment regime.  If you have chronic Pancreatitis, you should follow a low-fat diet and stop drinking alcohol. You may also have to take medicine to manage pain.
  • 9. Pancreatitis Treatment  If you have chronic Pancreatitis, you should follow a low-fat diet and stop drinking alcohol. You may also have to take medicine to manage pain.  Your doctor will want to see you every 3 to 6 months. Complications of chronic Pancreatitis may include repeated symptoms, fluid buildup, and blockage of blood vessels, bile ducts, or the small intestine. Chronic Pancreatitis can also increase your risk of pancreatic cancer.
  • 10. Pancreatitis Treatment Home & Natural Pancreatitis Treatment  Alternative therapies can’t treat Pancreatitis, but some alternative therapies may help you cope with the pain associated with Pancreatitis. People with chronic Pancreatitis may experience constant pain that isn’t easily controlled with medications. Using complementary and alternative medicine therapies along with medications prescribed by your doctor may help you feel more in control of your pain.  Pain medicine. Mild Pancreatitis pain is first treated with a medicine such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen. Tumeric can help with pain and has a similar effect to ibuprofen for controlling Pancreatitis pain.  Pancreatic enzyme supplements. In advanced chronic Pancreatitis, the pancreas can stop producing the enzymes needed to digest fats, proteins, as. Enzyme supplements at meals can help the body digest fats, allowing you to retain nutrients and gain weight.  Some studies have found that vitamins A and C and selenium may help reduce the need for pain medications in people with chronic Pancreatitis.  Meditation  Relaxation exercises  Yoga
  • 11. Pancreatitis Treatment  Pancreatitis is extremely important to treat aggressively as it can lead to pancreatic cancer.  Pancreatic cancer is the growth of cancerous cells in the pancreas. Unfortunately, Pancreatic Cancer is often missed as a diagnosis because of its difficulty to identify.  Pancreatic Cancer cells spread rapidly and are not usually detected in their early stages. Because of this, pancreatic cancer is a major contributor to cancer death statistics. For pancreatic cancer that cannot be treated entirely with surgery, or cancer that has spread outside the pancreas, a cure is not viable and the average outcome is loss of life usually less than 1 year. Most people diagnosed with this form of cancer will not make it past a five year life expectancy.  It is important to get different opinions and learn all options once you are diagnosed suspect or have taken medications that could lead to Pancreatitis.  Click Here for more information on treatment options and ways to get help at no cost.
  • 12. Pancreatitis Treatment Getting Treatment for Pancreatitis is critical. This is especially true if you have been taking any medication that could have caused your Pancreatitis.  Click Here for more information on treatment options and ways to get help at no cost.