(BlackDoctor.org) — Get a handle on hepatitis b. This common liver disease can be severe, or even fatal, so it is important to know the facts. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful:
What You Need To Know:
• Get evaluated
See a healthcare provider to determine the cause and best treatment for your condition
• Check out SAMe
1,600 mg a day of the supplement S-adenosylmethionine may help resolve blocked bile flow
• Reduce damage with milk thistle
Take a standardized herbal extract providing 420 mg a day of silymarin to help the liver
• Try phyllanthus
900 to 2,700 mg a day of this herb may be beneficial for people with hepatitis B
These recommendations are not comprehensive and are not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or pharmacist. Continue reading the full hepatitis article for more in-depth, fully-referenced information on medicines, vitamins, herbs, and dietary and lifestyle changes that may be helpful.
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