Liver disorders may result in severe complications if it is not treated properly. It is necessary to take care of the liver in a healthy state for reducing life-threatening problems. The liver is an important part of the human body that contributes more to perform the metabolic functions effectively. At the same time, it is necessary to keep the liver in a good condition for reducing various complications. Liver cirrhosis is the final stage of liver failure which results in potential risks. It requires immediate medical attention in order to recover from the symptoms effectively.
A healthy liver plays an important role in controlling the toxins, free radicals and damage to cells. The liver cirrhosis will make the shrinking of cells which results in fibrosis. Patients who suffer from the disorder must undergo various medical tests in order to confirm the symptoms. In most cases, physicians recommend a medical treatment based on the liver conditions to minimize the problems. Every year, the numbers of people who die due to cirrhosis are increasing every year due to lack of awareness and other factors. The condition usually affects men than women reducing their lifespan.
Causes Of Liver Cirrhosis
Although liver cirrhosis is mainly caused by alcoholism, some other factors are also responsible for the problems which affect a person significantly.
- Chronic smoking
- Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C
- Frequent use of powerful drugs and antibiotics
- Cystic fibrosis
- Bile ducts
- Building up of fatty substances in the liver
- Toxins and infections
Symptoms Of Liver Cirrhosis
Liver cirrhosis may result in the following symptoms.
- Blood in the stool
- Portal hypertension
- Loss of appetite
- Yellowing of skin
- Weight loss or sudden weight gain
- Abdominal pains
- Enlargement of liver or spleen
How Can Ayurveda Help In Treating Liver Cirrhosis?
Ayurveda is a holistic medical approach enabling the patients to get relief from liver cirrhosis problems with herbal plants for leading an active lifestyle. It organizes the treatments after diagnosing the conditions of a patient accurately. The medical system believes that the disorder is mainly formed by the extreme aggravation of pitta dosha.
Moreover, it aims at providing solutions for the problems with diet plans and lifestyle changes for improving the conditions effectively. The aggravation of pitta dosha may affect the functions of liver and induce other doshas too. Ayurveda physicians will recommend a treatment with special attention thereby showing ways for living a problem less life.
Herbs Used In Liver Cirrhosis Treatment
The first step in liver cirrhosis treatment is the removal of toxins from the liver with herbal medicines and other procedures for obtaining optimal results, Apart from that, it utilizes certain types of herbs for reducing the symptoms to a large extent.
Echinacea is a powerful herbal plant used in Ayurveda for treating cirrhosis disorders. It acts as a natural immune disorder thereby showing ways for decreasing the growth of Herpes virus which cause the hepatitis problems.
Arjuna contains wonderful medical properties that can help to recover from the symptoms of liver cirrhosis effectively. In addition, it gives ways for strengthening the heart muscles to gain more benefits.
Dalchini is the common herb used in Ayurveda for treating the symptoms of cirrhosis such as vomiting, nausea, and fatigue.
4. Phyllanthus Niruri
The herb is a suitable one for managing liver cirrhosis caused by Hepatitis B and other forms of hepatitis to stay away from the symptoms.
Punarnava herbal plant makes feasible ways for removing toxins from the blood significantly thereby giving ways for increasing blood cells in the body.
All the herbal patients are 100 % safe making the patients recover from the symptoms without any side effects.
Diet & Lifestyle Advice
Patients who suffer from liver cirrhosis should give more importance to following things for living a better life and they should avoid.
- Consuming oily, heavy, hot and spicy foods
- Alcohol consumption and smoking
- Stressful conditions
- Eating refined flour, chocolates, cakes, peas, canned and preserved foods
- Mangoes, grapes, lemon, radish, almonds, and cardamom
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