How Much Water Should I Drink During Hep C Treatment
Here is the thing... there is a lot of mythology about how much water you should drink.
In my Hepatitis C Facebook group well meaning people often recommend drinking "tons of water" during Hep C treatment, but this is not a healthy, or safe, suggestion. Drinking too much water can lead to serious illness and even death.
When you drink too much water, your kidneys can't get rid of the excess water. The sodium content of your blood becomes diluted. This is called hyponatremia and it can be life-threatening.
Hepatitis C is generally thought to be a liver disease and only associated with damage to the liver (in medical terms this is called hepatotropic). However science has discovered that the damage from the Hepatitis C virus actually extends beyond the liver into the entire body. Cryoglobulinemia and Peripheral neuropathy are two common serious health issues caused by Hepatitis C
Fatigue and brain fog is a real issue for people with chronic Hep C. Fatigue and brain fog arise there is a slow, but steady, build up of toxins in the system. It happens so slowly it is not often noticed. When the Hep C is removed the liver should start functioning correctly again and toxin levels will return to normal low levels, resulting in more clarity of mind and higher physical energy levels
Often people ask if it is possible to beat Hep C naturally. There are actually two answers to this question, one answer is "Yes, your body can fight off Hep C with its own immune system; but only in the ACUTE phase of the Hep C infection."
Once the acute phase of the infection has passed and your Hep C infection has changed to a chronic infection, the answer changes to " No, your body's immune system cannot beat the Hep- C virus without the aid of antiviral medication
Greg Jefferys’ blog is provided for informational purposes and is not intended as Medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
Whilst Greg Jefferys is doing a PhD it is not in medicine. Any advice offered is offered in good faith and based on an extensive general knowledge of Hepatitis C and access to generic Hepatitis medicines Greg Jefferys has acquired through his work as an advocate and activist
The Hep C Buyers Club is not a company or corporate entity but simply a loose structure intended to offer a free information to people with Hepatitis C
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