The pancreas is a very important organ that produces digestive enzymes. An upset in the functioning of this body can lead to serious consequences for the human body( provided that no appropriate treatment is provided).
Diseases associated with the pancreas are among the most common ailments that occur in the human body. People of different ages very often suffer from certain inflammatory processes taking place in this organ. These can be diseases that occur in acute or chronic form.
Each of them requires the use of appropriate methods and methods of treatment, as well as the use of certain drugs. In addition, great attention should be paid to the prevention of pancreatic diseases, as well as balanced and rational nutrition, as this affects the risk of pancreatitis or other diseases.
Classification and types of pancreatic diseases
There are a number of diseases that are known to modern medicine. Among them, one can distinguish pancreatitis, pancreonecrosis, cystic fibrosis, cyst and cancer. Any of them has a negative impact on carbohydrate, fat, and energy metabolism in the body. Each of these diseases affects the state of the pancreas in varying degrees, but all of them have a serious effect on the state of other organs and systems of the human body.
The most common is pancreatitis, which most often affects men and women of working age( usually from twenty to fifty years).Specialists say that mostly they suffer from people who are overweight, abuse alcohol, smoking, and also take fat and spicy food in large quantities.
How is pancreatic disease manifested?
It should be noted that the disease of the pancreas manifests itself in acute pain in the abdominal region. Nausea, bloating and colic may also occur. In addition, diarrhea, vomiting, and dehydration symptoms may occur. In some cases, weight loss is possible.
In order to reliably identify the disease, you need to seek the advice of a specialist in this field who will conduct a complete examination and prescribe the necessary treatment.
Pancreatic disease can cause a number of other diseases: diabetes, lipomatosis and a number of others. As for diabetes mellitus, this disease in some cases even leads to a fatal outcome. The emergence of diabetes is due to the fact that the hormones that are produced by the pancreas( insulin, lipocaine, glucagon) are not formed in the required amount.
Pancreatitis refers to the inflammatory-degenerative processes that occur in the pancreas. With this disease, organ tissue undergoes inflammatory processes, which leads to the fact that it begins to digest itself.
As mentioned above, pancreatitis is acute and chronic. In the case of acute forms of enzymes, which are produced by the pancreas, begin to destroy it, and also cause intoxication of the body, penetrating into the blood. In chronic pancreatitis, pathological changes are preserved even after the corresponding provoking factors have been eliminated. Each form of pancreatitis has its own characteristics, which leads to the need to use appropriate techniques and medicines to treat this disease.
What should I do if I have pancreas?
There are quite a few types of diseases of this organ. To prevent them, you need to adhere to a rational nutrition. In the event that there is a violation in the functioning of the pancreas, you should not only adhere to the diet, but also undergo appropriate treatment. To do this, there are special medicines, among which you can identify No-shpu, Papaverin, Atropin, Almagel and a number of other drugs.
It should be noted that effective treatment is almost impossible without such a procedure as enzyme therapy. She is appointed after an acute attack was eliminated, in which there was a strong pain syndrome. To treat and restore the body's activity, enzyme medications should be taken regularly for several months and even years.
Medicine of pancreatic disease
In modern medicine, pancreatic diseases are given great attention. With the passage of time, new medicines are emerging that allow more effective treatment of her illnesses, as well as preventive measures. There is also a new medical equipment that allows timely diagnosis of a disease in order to provide the patient with necessary and qualified help. In addition, the level of qualification of medical personnel engaged in the treatment of inflammatory processes is growing.
All of the above contributes to the fact that the effectiveness of treatment of such serious pancreatic diseases as pancreatitis, cancer, cyst and others is growing. And this leads to a decrease in the risk of relapse of a disease.