Counter Hepatitis & Greet Great Health
Hepatitis is the biggest enemy of your liver as it causes inflammation in the liver cells and also damages this vital organ. Hepatitis disrupts different processes of the liver such as detoxification of blood, storage of vitamins and hormones production.
Hepatitis A, B, and C are the most common types of this virus that trouble India as 40 million people are chronically infected with hepatitis B and 6 to 12 million are infected with hepatitis C as per the WHO estimates. Infection with any of these viruses can be fatal. In this article, let’s learn about A, B & C types of hepatitis viruses and their prevention.
Hepatitis A can be caused due to the consumption of food or water infected by hepatitis A virus (HAV). Follow the below tips to avoid getting infected by hepatitis A.
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) causes hepatitis B and this virus spreads when a person comes in contact with infected blood, semen and some other body fluids. Prevention methods of hepatitis B are given below.
Hepatitis C is caused by percutaneous infection and occurs when the HCV virus gets under the skin. This disease spreads through needle-stick injuries, injected narcotics and lack of infection control in healthcare settings. You cannot get infected by this virus due to coming in contact with faeces and this disease also does not commonly transmit sexually like its other types.
Hepatitis A and C can be cured and hepatitis B can be prevented only through vaccination. So, follow all above-mentioned hepatitis virus prevention methods to avoid these diseases and boost your health with more surety.