1. Hepatitis B is not curable but can be effectively treated with orthodox medicines.
2. Taking Alcoholic beverages and smoking are highly prohibited for Hepatitis B patients.
3. Regular medical examination to assess Liver function and determine viral load is very important.
4. Eating a balanced diet and intake of adequate amount of fluid are strongly recommended.
5. Proper stress management and having enough sleeping time are quite necessary.
6. Intake of Paracetamol and many other Non-Steriodal Anti-inflammatory Drugs is not recommended in Liver disease. Talk to your doctor on effective alternatives.
7. Regular exercise helps improve metabolism.
8. Use of herbal concoctions and other preparations with unknown toxicity profiles can be highly detrimental to your health.
9. Ensuring your partner and close associates are vaccinated against the Hepatitis B virus can help curb the spread of the virus.
10. Talk to your doctor if you experience any of the following symptoms:
i. Constant headache and fever.
ii. Nausea and vomiting.
iii. Loss of appetite and weight.
iv. Dark colored urine.
v. Yellowing of the eyes and skin.
vi. Constant pains around the upper right corner of your abdomen.
vii. Severe fatigue.
viii. Itching all around the body.
Joining a patient club can help provide moral support and care to Hepatitis B patients.