Management of Hepatitis C through Ayurveda - Dr. Lakshmi Lakshmanan
Abstract: Human body is the most complex system created by nature and liver is the important organ as it performs functions which are crucial to sustaining life. As liver interacts with other body systems, it is considered the mother of all glands. Liver performs various activities, hence it is more vulnerable to infection and trauma. Hepatitis C is one among the vast number of ailments of liver caused due to infection by Hepatitis C Virus and affects the liver adversely causing acute and chronic liver infections. Conventional treatment with promising results are not available till date which is why Ayurveda treatment for Hepatitis C has gained attention in the recent years. The multi-modal approach through Ayurveda using herbs, therapies, diet, yoga and exercise possibly inhibits HCV virus helps to optimize liver function, enhance immunity, increase vitality and improve overall health. Ayurveda Panchakarma treatments help to protect, detoxify and restore the functions of liver. Herbs have antioxidant and hepato-protective effects thus improving liver health and immunity. Diet and lifestyle enhance efficacy of Ayurveda treatment. In this presentation, we will see in detail about the safe and effective Ayurvedic treatment modalities for Hepatitis C.