Guided Meditation for Chronic Pancreatitis Pain and Discomfort
Dr. Christiane Wolf leads a 10-minute guided meditation for pain and discomfort. Meditation can be a powerful tool to manage pain associated with chronic illnesses like pancreatitis.
Dr. Christiane Wolf is a physician turned mindfulness and compassion teacher and teacher trainer. She is an authorized Buddhist teacher in the Insight (Vipassana) meditation tradition, teaching classes and retreats worldwide.
Pain is one of the main symptoms of chronic pancreatitis. It is a difficult and often avoided topic, and it plays a central role in the lives of chronic pancreatitis patients and their caregivers. It is important to understand the causes, impact and treatment options of chronic pancreatitis pain.
The following resources are intended to help you manage your pain and also help improve your quality of life.
Dr. Tim Gardner of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center explains the different uses of medical cannabis for pain. He discusses whether medical cannabis is a safe option for pancreatitis patients to treat their pain.
Chronic pancreatitis (CP) is not well understood. This is frustrating to patients, clinicians, and researchers. There is good news: consensus guidelines on chronic pancreatitis pain have been developed by an international team of experts.