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Life After Hepatitis C Treatment

Life After Hepatitis C Treatment

In my Hepatitis C Facebook group the question is regularly asked about how one gets back to 100% health after Hepatitis C treatment. For many people this happens quite easily but for others the damage caused by Hep C is difficult to come back from.

Today in my Hep C Facebook group a member asked:

“Once you are cured and finished treatement (with out cirrhosis) do people gain back their energy and life quality becomes normal I mean no depressions ? 

Here are some of the responses

LB:  I finished Epclusa last April.. I had no liver damage.. In good health… Im no longer worn out.. I get tired but just a normal tired… I feel great again

MM I’m really happy for you, but does that started happenig when you finished the treatement or while in it?

LB I felt good again within a few weeks… There were a few iritating things that showed up.. But they vanished quickly… 2 weeks before I finished I had an upset stomach for 3 days.. Then about two weeks after I was done…I felt a little depressed but it passed…

Lisa Kaye Gray I’m 2 yrs cured with chirrosis an my  energy now is amazing

DG Little change for me… still low in energy.

DLS I have three weeks left of treatment and I’m already feeling so much better. I actually hiked nine miles on Friday. I could never do that before. My joint pain is gone and I have lots more energy. Its incredible.

R S I do have cirrhosis and got my energy back. I started lifting weights and got my strength back too. I was doing fine, but lately have insomnia problems that may or may not be related.

CSs Yes Yes and Yes.. I had Hep C for 24 years and stayed an F0 the entire time… I actually didn’t have any issues until I started treatment… Once I was done with the meds I still didn’t feel well. I started exercising and eating better and low and behold I have never felt better!!! I am 20 months cured!!! Being non symptomatic for so many years I wasn’t sure what to expect… Now, its like I have the energy of what I imagine a 25 year old would have and I’m 46…. It gets better, trust me!!


How Do I regain Health After Hep C

This is a very interesting question and one I have worked on for a long time.
If I may answer briefly.
Once the virus is gone there is still a lot of damage to the body that needs to be repaired.
Getting rid of the virus is the first step.
Once the virus is gone you must create a situation where the body has the best chance to repair the damage.
This means a very healthy lifestyle
Good diet
These are the two critical things.
Sensible, healthy diet rich in fresh fruit and vegetables. Not too much red meat, no processed foods, no junk foods.
Fresh water
Fresh air
A solid exercise program that will build muscle tissue and fitness.
Once the virus is gone It requires effort and commitment if you want to regain 100% good health.

For a more in depth answer please watch this video of life after Hepatitis C treatment

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    I was given my treatment in 1990. From the University of Washington medical center. It’s now 2022 and I am 66. My life has been in misery since then no hope of getting well I always said it seemed like I still had hep c. But the test come up cured. Cured but they killed the patient almost? Now I hear there’s a treatment that will work I don’t know which one to take I don’t know how I can afford to pay for it cuz I’m on Medicaid Medicare and social security that’s what I was left with is a grand prize and a life of pain and suffering and mental health problems. I don’t know where to go from here I can hardly understand things that are told to me you know if they get too technical he’s on bodily functioning quote normal behavior. I could use guidance. Can you help me save my life. I do have cirrhosis only the beginning stages. Or so they tell me. I’ll speak with my doctor and my insurance company to see if they’ll cover anything I’m going to go to the medical center see if they have any free study programs. Please tell me which one would be best for me and which avenue to go down. $550 might as well be $1,000 or $20,000 neither of which I have. Maybe I can get a sponsor. Or save my money up. I doubt it because nobody will sponsor me I’ve been left as a crazy woman in a small town with rednecks. A shattered family that’s in the hands of my narcissistic sister. And I’m on my own but I was always kind and I always told the truth. And I’m asking you now can you help me can someone call me tell me what the best avenue of escape is. You can imagine what I thought my future would hold. And I have a feeling you’re not just in this for money or scams. I hope not. We never know. So I will check all avenues and I will stay in touch with you.

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      Hello I am 66 too. I am just on my 9th day of taking Epclusa. The cost was my major worry also so I had my primary care doc send my records to UAMS (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences) because I felt like they would have more resources available. Not sure what state you are in but you did say you were going to a medical center. They went through my insurance & got a grant for me, I did not have to do anything. Hopefully this has happened to you. I wish you the best!!

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