liver diseases

Liver Diseases – Everything You Should Know!

By Dr. Paresh J Thakkar, Ayurveda The liver plays a hugely important role in human physiology. It detoxifies blood, helps in digestion of fats, makes protein needed for blood clotting, etc. This is why, if the liver becomes diseased, it can be a harbinger of woes for any person. Modern treatment rarely…

Peptic Ulcer Disease – Symptoms And Treatment!

By Dr. Radhakrishna Patta,Gastroenterology A peptic ulcer is said to happen when rashes develop in the duodenum lining of the small intestine, oesophagus and the linings of the stomach. If not treated immediately, peptic ulcers might lead to other serious health complications. While the causes of peptic ulcer might vary from…

Warning Signs Of Liver Cancer You Should Not Ignore!

By Dr. Sajjan Rajpurohit, Oncology Liver cancer occurs in the liver of an individual. The liver is located in the upper right part of the abdomen, above the stomach and beneath the diaphragm. The liver is a small-sized organ that is responsible for crucial functions such as eliminating toxins from the…

Whats Is Liver Cirrhosis, Portal Hypertension (PHT)? Why PHT Occurs In Cirrhotic Patients And Why It Can Be A Life Threatening Problem?

By Dr. Siddharth Jain, Gastroenterology, Dear all, these two words ‘Cirrhosis’ and ‘Portal Hypertension’, will affect anyone and everyone suffering from end-stage liver disease. These two terms are used by us doctors, innumerable times while we try to explain the problem of liver failure. But whenever we throw this medical jargon at…

3 Symptoms That Indicate That You May Need A Liver Transplant!

By Dr. Ravinder Pal Singh,  Liver is one of the most important organs of our body. Therefore, its impairment might prove fatal, if complications arising out of a liver disorder are not timely treated. Liver failure can be the result various disorders like hepatitis, cirrhosis of liver, indiscriminate consumption of alcohol,…

How Can You Treat Hepatitis C With A Liver Transplant?

By Dr. Ravinder Pal Singh,  Hepatitis C is a viral infection of the liver that is spread through contact with an infected person’s blood and bodily fluids. No vaccine currently exists for Hepatitis C and hence it is crucial to avoid exposure to the virus; if it does not go away…

Breastfeeding offers kids immunity from adolescent liver diseases

A recent study has claimed that newborns who are breastfed for at least a period of six months at the initial stage of their lives have low risks of developing liver diseases during adolescence. The results of the study proved that pre-pregnancy BMI within the normal range was shown to…