Health Tip: Managing Pancreatitis09/10/10
(HealthDay News) -- Pancreatitis occurs when the pancreas, a
gland near the stomach that helps you digest food, becomes
The American Academy of Family Physicians suggests how to help
- Follow your doctor's recommendations and directions exactly as
- Create and follow a diet plan that focuses on low-fat, healthy
- Don't smoke or drink alcohol.
- Drink plenty of water.
- Work with a counselor if your pancreatitis is triggering
symptoms of depression.
- Create goals that focus on relieving pain and managing
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