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World Hepatitis Day 2017: Here is what you should maintain to escape the deadly disease

Years back World Health Organisation (WHO) had taken a step forward to reduce the numbers of Hepatitis affected people and started dedicating a day to all those sufferers.


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World Hepatitis Day 2017: Here is what you should maintain to escape the deadly disease

World Hepatitis Day 2017: Here is what you should maintain to escape the deadly disease

New Delhi :  

Years back World Health Organisation (WHO) had taken a step forward to reduce the numbers of Hepatitis affected people and started dedicating a day to all those sufferers. On Friday to mark the World Hepatitis Day 2017 under the theme 'Eliminate Hepatitis' and has decided to take few more steps to to act towards the health targets in the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

Hepatitis A, B and C, being the most common types of this disease are kind of viral infections which cause inflammation in the liver. While alcoholoic hepatitis is caused due to excessive alcohol consumption, having bad food or water are considered to be the main reason of Hepatitis A. World Health Organization is working with various countries through out the world to minimize the burden of this deadly disease.

Talking about the same in their latest report they said, "Viral hepatitis affected 325 million people worldwide in 2015, with 257 million people living with hepatitis B and 71 million people living with hepatitis C - the two main killers of the five types of hepatitis."

Lets have a look at some basic advises which people should keep in mind to avoid the infection.

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Although the symptoms vary on the basis of its kind and the person infected with, here we bring you some common symptoms that you should take care each time they appear.

-extreme tiredness

-mental and physical exertion

-Cold, fever and flu

-Dark coloured urine

-pale stool

-abdominal pain

-Lack of appetite

-Yellow skin and eyes

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Like symptoms, the diet chart of the diseased may also vary according to the type of Hepatitis, but there are some key rules which people may find helpful to get rid of this disease.

-Stay away from dirt

-Practice safe sex

-Be well informed about the disease

- Take precautions while travelling

-Be vaccinated 

-Eat regular, balanced meals

-Take rest

-Drink lots of fluids

-Avoid alcohol

-Get proper nutritious food

-Maintain healthy calorie intake

-Eat whole-grain cereals, breads, and grains

-Eat lots of fruits and vegetables

-Go easy on fatty, salty, and sugary foods

-Reach and maintain a healthy weight.

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First Published: Friday, July 28, 2017 11:20 AM


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