Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B and C Infection and Latest Treatment!

By Siddharth Jain, Gastroenterology Hepatitis refers to inflammation of the liver. The condition is either self-limiting or progressive, and may lead to cirrhosis, fibrosis or even liver cancer. Hepatitis B (HBV)- Hepatitis B is an acute or chronic liver disease caused by the Hepatitis B Virus. This virus is transmitted through exposure…

Hepatitis – Know Types And Their Causes!

By Dr. Paresh J Thakkar, Ayurveda Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver which may often progress to dangerous complications. There are many types of hepatitis and each has its own particular set of causes, symptoms, mode of contraction and treatment procedures. Here are the main types of hepatitis as well…

Hepatitis – How Can Ayurveda Cure It?

By Dr. Paresh J Thakkar, Ayurveda Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver caused by a viral infection. A report published by the WHO states that around 40 million in India are infected with Hepatitis B and another 12 million are infected with Hepatitis C. The types of Hepatitis are- Hepatitis A: It…

Hepatitis B: What Do You Know About It?

By Dr Vishal Khurana, Gastroenterology Why do we know about hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is present in roughly 3% of general population, i.e. 3 out of 100 persons we see daily. Most (95%) of the infected persons are not aware that they are infected. It can cause chronic (long term, usually life…

Hepatitis: Know it. Prevent it.

What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis is swelling and inflammation of the liver. The word Hepatitis is made up of Hepar that means ‘Liver’ in Ancient Greek and Itis that means ‘Inflammation’. Hepatitis means injury to the liver with an inflammation of the liver cells. How is it Caused? Hepatitis is caused…