User's Guide to Treating Hepatitis Naturally: Learn How Supplements Can Reverse Symptoms of Hepatitis and Improve Your Health

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Basic Health Publications, Inc., 2005 - Health & Fitness - 90 pages
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Hepatitis is a common causes of illness and death. Many types of hepatitis are caused by viruses, whereas other types result from the liver being overwhelmed by toxins, including alcohol and drugs. In this User's Guide, Dr. MacKay describes the most common forms of hepatitis, their causes, and ways to reduce your risk of contracting or developing them. He also describes vitamins, herbs, and other supplements that can help you reduce symptoms of hepatitis, including elevated liver enzymes, so you can lead a healthier life.
 

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Contents

FACTS ABOUT THE LIVER
3
WHEN INFLAMMATION STRIKES THE LIVER
15
HEPATITIS C THE QUIET EPIDEMIC
27
DIET AND LIFESTYLE
37
VITAMINS MINERALS AND OTHER NUTRIENTS
49
HERBS THAT BENEFIT THE LIVER
63
BRINGING IT ALL TOGETHER
71
CONCLUSION
75
RESOURCES
77
SELECTED REFERENCES
81
INDEX
85
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Douglas MacKay is a Basic Health Books author.

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