Liver Health

Ayurveda For Fatty Liver – Must Know Things About It!

By Dr. Paresh J Thakkar, Ayurveda Fatty liver or steatosis refers to the condition in which excess fat gets accumulated in the liver causing the liver to dysfunction. Some percentage of fat in the liver is normal but if it gets beyond the figure of 5 to 10 percent, then it…

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…

Treating Fatty Liver With Ayurveda

By Dr. Hariendra, Ayurveda Your liver generally consists of some amount of fat. But if the fat content in your liver goes beyond 10%, you might get fatty liver diseases. The two most common types of fatty liver diseases are Alcoholic liver disease and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. You might happen to…

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…