Manage Your Liver
Q:

Can liver damage and fibrotic liver tissues be reversed after hepatitis C treatment?

Can liver damage and fibrotic liver tissues be reversed after hepatitis C treatment?
A:

Chronic hepatitis C is a slow and progressive disease that causes liver inflammation, fibrosis and cirrhosis. Over a long period of time, hepatitis virus can cause long term damage that is often thought to be irreversible. But recent research is suggesting otherwise, that fibrotic or cirrhotic liver is reversible, allowing patients to regain liver function and improve health.

The danger of cirrhosis

Cirrhosis is end stage liver fibrosis, it is a complication of many liver diseases characterised by abnormal structure and function of the liver (scar tissue). Cirrhosis also means limited liver function, where many critical functions are affected, including the production of substances required by the body, and removal of toxic substances that can be harmful to the body, such as drugs. The liver also has an important role in regulating the supply of sugar and fat that the body uses as fuel.

There are two stages of cirrhosis: compensated cirrhosis in which the liver still functions, and decompensated cirrhosis in which the liver shuts down. Life threatening risks of cirrhosis include ascites, renal failure, hepatic encephalopathy, viatical bleeding and liver cancer.

Reversing liver cirrhosis

For many years cirrhosis was thought to be irreversible, but recent studies have confirmed that if you have fibrosis - or even cirrhosis - and are treated and cured of hep C, the development of fibrosis will stop, and fibrosis will be reversed in the majority of patients. Liver damage reversal is possible even when cirrhosis has developed. A recent review of multiple studies found that 53 percent of patients who were cured of hep C had regression of cirrhosis. [1]


Another study on YHK liver therapy that looks at patients with fibrosis over a short period of time during their use of YHK has similar findings. The fibrosis score of people who were treated with YHK has significantly decreased, some even achieved a score that indicates no fibrosis, meaning normal liver function was regained. [2][3]

Post treatment care, prevent aggressive liver cancer

Hep C can now be cured by oral medications in as little as eight weeks with few side effects. However, after DAA treatment, patients still face an increased risk of aggressive liver cancer. This is why the need for post treatment recovery of liver function is essential, especially for patients with cirrhosis. In addition, many hep C patients who were cured are still feeling unwell as their body is under recovery, therefore post treatment liver protection and reversing cirrhosis is the key to complete recovery. [4]

Reversing cirrhosis not only helps you to regain liver function but also protect your liver by limiting the risks of liver cancer.

Disclaimer:
  • * All research and clinical data should be used as reference purposes only, results may vary.
Related Questions
A:
The liver carries out essential functions, including detoxifying harmful substances in your body, cleaning your blood and making new blood and other vital nutrients. Cirrhosis is scarring of the liver caused by long-term liver damage. The loss of liver cells turns into scar tissue which prevents the liver working normally, reducing or in some cases, completely losing liver function. Cirrhosis is a long-term chronic liver damage; it is often caused by chronic live
A:
In a recent study published in Scientific Reports, experts have warned that the common over-the-counter painkiller could be as bad for your liver as cancer.   Paracetamol or acetaminophen (you may recognize it as Tylenol) overdose can damage liver tissue structure. Dr Leonard Nelson from the University of Edinburgh, who co-led the study, said: "Paracetamol is the world's preferred pain remedy - it is cheap, and considered safe and effective at therapeuti
Hit Questions
A:
Fibrosis is scarring of the liver that results from chronic inflammation. It is a process where the damaged, dying liver cells are replaced by fibrous scar tissue, causing the liver to become hard. The extent of liver fibrosis can vary, and it is often classified in several stages. The most common classification is a scale from F0 to F4. F0 indicates no fibrosis. A normal liver is at a stage between F0 and F1. F2 denotes light fibrosis, and F3 indicates severe fibrosis. When scar tissue build
A:
ALT (Alanine Aminotransferase / SGPT) is an enzyme that is mainly found in liver cells. The level of ALT in our bloodstream is the primary indicator of liver health.   What does high ALT indicate? ALT enzymes are normally contained within liver cells when the liver is healthy, but when the liver cells are injured or damaged by whatever means, ALT enzymes are released into the bloodstream, causing levels to go up. Therefore, by measuring the
A:
You probably have already heard about the new antiviral hep C drug, which is effective but insanely expensive. It claims to have around 90% success rate, that’s why so many hepatitis C patients are dying for it even though it’s extremely costly. But apart from its expensive price tag, there is a bigger issue behind this new drug that not many people know about. Scientists and researchers have found an increased risk of extreme liver cancer related to this new drug after successful
A:
Hepatitis C is a wide spread and deadly disease affecting an estimated of 3.5 million Americans.   Treatment for hepatitis C has evolved over the years, going from highly toxic drugs involving injections with horrible side effects, to medications with minimal side effects. Success rate of treatment options has also improved greatly Although the high price tag of the new DAA treatment is controversial, it has undoubtedly helped to cure many hepatitis C patients.
YHK Liver Therapy
Your Liver
Protection

starts here.
Buy YHK
Have Questions?
Sumbit your question to us for profeessional answers!
Looking for help? Ask our customer support team!
Contact Us