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What to do when you are diagnosed with hepatitis B

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If you have been diagnosed with hepatitis B, close follow with your specialist (usually a gastroenterologist) is crucial. Your doctor would advice if you should begin medication for your condition (do note medication is usually long term and very expensive) or try to first control via lifestyle changes. In this article, I would address the lifestyle [...]

Yip Har Choo- herb for end stage liver cirrhosis and acute hepatitis

Yip Har Choo plant for end stage liver failure

Yip Har Choo  叶下珠 (translated as ‘Pearls under the leaves’) or its scientific name Phyllanthus urinaria that is claimed to be able to cure end stage liver cirrhosis. I decided to write this article after hearing from 2 separate persons with end stage liver failure who could cure it with this plant after doctors have told them there is nothing that could be done.

Should an acute Hepatitis B patient start on entecavir- personal experience

Baraclude entecavir 0.5mg that my mom is taking

When my mom was diagnosed with acute hepatitis B with liver cirrhosis (liver hardening) with outer symptoms of jaundice and ascites (swelling of the abdomen and ankles), the specialist prescribed Entecavir for my mom. What you need to realize that once you start the patient on this medication, most likely it will be for life even though there is improvement in the blood works and outer physical symptoms. This medication is expensive.

Hepatitis Chronic becoming Acute- what I did

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Here I want to share with you some signs which may show the Hepatitis B is moving from chronic to acute based on my mom’s symptoms. This is from my experience with my mom. My mom has been having chronic hepatitis B for at least a few years. Precisely for how many years I do [...]

Why do you get skin rashes and allergies after drinking coffee/ alcohol

Why do you get skin rashes and allergies after drinking coffee/ alcohol

Coffee and liquor both have heating effect in the body. Especially when we are stressed out, drinking coffee or alcohol can trigger the secretion of adrenaline in which can manifest the emotions that we are feeling. How does this relates to skin infection or rashes. Why do some people find their skin having more rashes on days [...]

The Effect of Coffee on Our Liver (from holistic perspective)

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Even though there are as many studies that claim coffee is good for health, the deeper effects of coffee on our health are often not known. Just like we know that cigarrettes are not good for our lungs, many people sort of instinctively know that coffee may not be good for health as some claim [...]