Hepatitis C Blog

Greg Jefferys Hepatitis C blog deals with all the issues associated with hepatitis C

After Hep C Healthy Liver Diet

After Hep C: A Healthy Liver Diet After you have cleared the Hepatitis C virus the next step is to repair the damage done by the Hep C to your …

Fear of Hep C Treatment

Fear of Hep C Treatment Over the years, since 2015, I have talked to many thousands of people who had a chronic Hep C infection. One of the things that …

My Letter to Joe Biden

My Letter to Joe Biden about Hep C treatment in the USA Today I posted a letter to US President Joe Biden about Hepatitis C treatment in the USA. Quite …

Dormant Hepatitis C

there is no such thing as "dormant Hepatitis C". When people refer to "dormant Hep C" they actually mean that there are no obvious symptoms of Hep C.

How Much water to drink during Hep C treatment

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.

Hep C and Peripheral Neuropathy

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 Brain Fog and 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

Hep C and Liver Cancer

The chances for getting liver cancer are higher for someone who has had hep c than for someone who has never had Hep C. But the chances are much lower …

Is it possible to beat Hep C naturally

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

Hep C Survivor Stories

A Hep C Survivor Story Almost every day I get an email from someone who I have helped to get Hepatitis C treatment. Sometimes they have just completed treatment and …