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PANCREATIC

DISORDRERS
PANCREAS?
Pancreas is an elongated organ located
towards the back of the abdomen, behind the
stomach.
It is the first part of small intestine which
is composed of lobes of soft texture.
It consists of exocrine glands and internal
secretion of glands called islands of
langerhans.
LOCATION OF PANCREAS
FUNCTIONS OF PANCREAS
Two major functions of pancreas are:

It releases powerful enzymes into the small


intestine to aid the digestion of food.

It releases hormones insulin and glucagon


into the bloodstream which helps in
distribution of energy and regulates the level
of sugar in the blood.
PANCREATIC DISORDERS?
Pancreatitis- inflammation of pancreas,
acute pancreatitis results from blocked ducts
that force pancreatic juice to backflow ,
digesting the gland.

Cystic fibrosis- thick secretions block flow


of pancreatic juice.

Pancreatic cancer
VARIOUS CAUSES
Consumption of alcohol
Intake of drugs
Trauma
Scorpion sting
Idiopathic
Infections
Steroids
Auto immune gallstones
Hypertriglyceridemia(greater
than 1000mg/DL)
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
Jaundice
Darkening of urine
Nausea and vomiting
Abdominal or back pain
Weight loss and poor appetite
Digestive problems
Gallbladder enlargement
Blood cots or fatty tissue abnormalities
Diabetes
DIAGNOSIS AND TESTS
Amylase test
Abdominal X-ray
Chymotrypsin test
ERCP(endoscopic retrograde
cholangiopancreatography)
Fecal test
Gastrin test
Lipase test
Trypsinogen test
TREATMENTS AND
THERAPIES
Yoga
Massage therapy
Therapeutic touch
Physical exercise
Meditation
Laughter
Acupuncture
5 FOODS FOR PANCREAS
HEALTH

SPINACH & KALE BROWN RICE & OAT MEAL

RED GRAPES &


BLUEBERRIES

CABBAGE & BROCCILI


REISHI MUSHROOM