Can You Become Immune to Hepatitis C?

Some people who have been able to cure their hepatitis C with either the newer treatments or older ones may be curious as to whether or not they have become immune to the virus. Here’s what you need to know. Hep C is a complicated virus There are at ...
Nirah Johnson

10 Foods for Living Well with Hepatitis C

While there isn’t a specific diet to benefit everyone with hepatitis C, a healthy diet full of fruits and vegetables is certainly a healthy option for everyone. Those with hepatitis C are at an increased risk for fatty liver disease and type 2 diabet...
Amanda Page

No Symptoms with Hepatitis C: Why Rock the Boat?

The majority of people with hepatitis C remain asymptomatic until late stages of disease. It’s common to have Hep C for decades and feel just fine. Amazingly, not all people with Hep C will develop liver problems at all. Some people have Hep C and re...
Nirah Johnson

Finding Care for Hepatitis C

You may have just found out you have Hep C, or may have known for years. Hep C is caused by a virus that can damage the liver. The good news is, Hep C can now be cured in about three months with all oral medications, with few side effects. If you ar...
Nirah Johnson

Natural Remedies For The Liver: Do They Work?

Our liver filters out and excretes toxins from our body. We often ask what we can take to improve our liver health, but in fact: the less we take, the better. Less is more for the liver There are some natural remedies that have been studied in reputa...
Nirah Johnson

Liver Health: Shining Light on the Silent Organ

Credit: Thinkstock Why should we care about liver health? Because you might not know you have a problem until it’s too late. In many cultures the liver is considered to be the center of the human body. And indeed it is! The liver silently performs hu...
Nirah Johnson

Hepatitis C and Baby-Boomers: Am I At risk?

What is Hep C? Hepatitis C (Hep C) has been in the news a lot recently, but because it is not well understood, many remain unaware of their risk. Hep C is caused by a virus that is transmitted through blood. Hep C can lead to liver disease, liver can...
Nirah Johnson

Relationships and Hep C

A personal account of how living with hepatitis C can make an impact on your relationships.
Teri Addabbo

Living with Hepatitis C

HealthCentral’s Yumhee Park recently interviewed Paul Bolter of the American Liver Foundation on issues surrounding hepatitis C, such as dealing with stigma, how young people are affected by the virus, and ways to be proactive when living with hepati...
Yumhee Park

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