Living with Hep C: Turning Points

"Dont let a diagnosis define who you are."


Can Hep C Be Cured?

Hepatitis C is a virus that can be cured. Hep C is an RNA virus. It does not incorporate into the DNA of your cells. The Hep C virus must replicate to survive. Hep C Viral Replication Hep C is now treated with highly effective antiviral medication th...

By Nirah Johnson

Managing Hep C Symptoms

Hep C can be asymptomatic for many years, though the disease may be silently progressing. The most common symptoms include: extreme fatigue, pain, anxiety or depression, and digestive problems. Here are a few tips to help you manage symptoms. Extreme ...

By Nirah Johnson

Advocates Unite Hep C Conference

Telling Your Story Could Eradicate A Disease HealthCentral attended a hepatitis C conference organized by Caring Ambassadors, a non-profit that strives to empower people to be advocates of their own health. There, we saw the power of people telling t...

By Yumhee Park

What To Expect From Hep C Treatment

Feeling anxious about your treatment options? Here’s what to expect.

By Theodore Miller

Hepatitis C and HIV Coinfection

HIV and hepatitis C are completely different viruses. You can have both illnesses at the same time. When this happens it is called coinfection. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 25 percent of people ...

By Eileen Bailey