What is a common home remedy for pancreatitis?

Pancreatitis refers to inflammation of the pancreas and is caused by gallstones or excessive alcohol intake. Keep these things in mind for a pancreatitis patient's diet:

  • Eat four or five meals a day consisting of food low in fat and protein and high in carbohydrate may be helpful.
  • Avoid alcohol.
  • Adopt a liquid diet consisting of foods such as broth and soups. These aid in healing the inflammation.
  • Over-the-counter pain relievers, under the guidance of a physician helps. Avoid medicines that can inflame the pancreas, such as corticosteroids and certain antibiotics.
  • Supplementation with antioxidants (beta-carotene, selenium, methionine, vitamins C and E) is beneficial.

answered by r k

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