What is Hepatitis, Cause and Symptoms of Hepatitis


28th July is World Hepatitis Day. 28th July is  World Hepatitis Day is being celebrated all over the world. This special day is celebrated every year on 28 July to spread awareness among people about hepatitis. World Hepatitis Day is celebrated in memory of American geneticist Baruch Samuel Bloomberg. He did very important research on Hepatitis B. In fact, hepatitis is one of the most serious diseases associated with the liver. Due to this disease, inflammation starts in the liver tissue and if left untreated, this condition later takes the form of serious diseases like liver cancer. Today, on this special day, let us know what is this disease, its symptoms and prevention measure

What is Hepatitis?

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that damages liver cells. There are 5 strains of this virus which are known as Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E. Of these, A and E are spread through infected food and water. Whereas Hepatitis B spreads through sexual contact. Apart from this, there is also a risk of hepatitis by transfusion of infected blood. Hepatitis C is transmitted through infected blood transfusion. When a person is infected with Hepatitis B, he can also get infection with D. Hepatitis B causes the highest number of deaths in the world.

5 main Symptoms of Hepatitis:-

1. Yellowing of the skin and eyes.

2. The color of urine becomes dark yellow.

3.  Extreme tiredness, vomiting.

4. Epigastric pain.

5.  Loss of appetite, fever.

11 Tips to Measures to prevent hepatitis:-

1. Take special care of cleanliness.

2. Use a sterilized needle for tattoos.

3. Have a safe physical relationship.

4. Do not share your toothbrush and razor with anyone.

5. Take care of cleanliness, especially after coming from the toilet.

6. Avoid drinking contaminated water

7. Do not over-dose the medicines prescribed by the doctor

8. Avoid addiction to alcohol, tobacco and smoking

9. Take nutritious and digestible diet, keep weight under control

10. If you are taking treatment of any disease, then take care of liver also.

11. Make a habit of yoga, exercise and walking

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