Hepatitis

Hepatitis : Guide to Hepatitis and Some Liver Diseases

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Description

In the United States alone, more than four million people are infected with the hepatitis C virus, and chronic liver disease is the twelfth leading cause of death.In this book, we discuss all facets of liver disease, from symptoms and tests to treatment options and lifestyle. In addition, this comprehensive handbook reveals cutting-edge research on the dangers of hepatitis C, one of the world's fasting-growing microbial threats.This book provides information about Cirrhosis and liver issues - knowing how to prevent issues, knowing the symptoms of issues and knowing how to receive proper treatment allowing you to lead a full, healthy life. Cirrhosis is scarring of the liver. Scar tissue forms because of injury or long-term disease. Scar tissue replaces healthy liver tissue and blocks the normal flow of blood through the liver. A healthy liver: makes proteins, helps fight infections, cleans the blood, helps digest food, and stores a form of sugar that your body uses for energy. A liver with too much scar tissue cannot work properly. You cannot live without a liver that works. But early treatment can control symptoms and keep cirrhosis from getting worse.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 8mm | 186g
  • English
  • 9798623538772