Hiding Hep C

Credit: Thinkstock A friend recently told me that he has hepatitis C. He didn’t tell me up until now, because he worried it would change the way I see him. His feelings are not unusual. Many people feel that they need to hide their hep C. Unfortunate...
Nirah Johnson

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

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