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LIVER FAILURE

What is liver failure?

Liver failure is a life-threatening condition in which there is a severe deterioration of liver function. The liver is a vital organ located in the right upper area of your abdomen under the ribs. Liver failure is caused by liver damage, which makes it difficult or impossible for the liver to function normally in processes that are critical to life and your overall health including

  • Blood clotting
  • Clearing the blood of toxins
  • Fighting infection
  • Making bile that assists with digestion
  • Metabolizing medications and other substances
  • Producing  proteins, enzymes and healthy blood
  • Removing waste
  • Storing vitamins, minerals and energy

What is liver failure?

  • Acute liver failure is a failure of liver function that occurs suddenly due to ingestion of toxic substances.
  • Chronic liver failure is a deterioration of liver function that occurs over a long period of time, generally months to years. Chronic liver failure is the most common form of liver failure and is generally due to long-term liver diseases, such as cirrhosis of the liver and hemochromatosis.

Liver Cirrhosis is an advanced stage of scarring and damage of the liver. Check out the symptoms and Unani medical treatment of this life-threatening liver condition - Shifa Unani

SYMPTOMS : What are the different symptoms of Liver Failure?

The initial symptoms of liver failure are often ones that can be due to any number or conditions. Because of this, liver failure may be initially difficult to diagnose. Early symptoms include:

  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomitting
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhoea

The symptoms take a turn for the worse as liver failure progresses and require prompt medical attention. These symptoms include:

  • Jaundice
  • Bleeding easily
  • Swollen abdomen
  • Mental disorientation or confusion (known as hepatic encephalopathy)
  • Sleepiness
  • Coma
CAUSES : What are the causes of Liver Failure?

There are several causes for liver failure. The most common causes of chronic liver failure (where the liver fails over months to years) include:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Long term alcohol consumption
  • Cirrhosis
  • Hemochromatosis (an inherited disorder that causes the body to absorb and store too much iron)
  • Malnutrition
  • Viruses including hepatitis A, B, and C (especially in children).

Treatment

Unani Herbal Medicinal system is a traditional as well as an ancient formula of a blend of rich herbal ingredients very effective on Liver Cirrhosis, strengthening the Liver tissues and restoring normal functions of the Liver.

FAQ:

Question : Are there any side effects in the Herbal Unani medicines and treatment ?

Answer :

The only advantage of our Herbal Unani system of medicine is that there is no disadvantage at all in it.
It is free of ill-effects/totally harm-free and toxin free.
It is just a food grade medicine.

Question : Can you treat the patients with Liver Cirrhosis /Liver Failure without surgery or liver transplant ?

Answer :

Patients undergoing our treatment doesnot need any surgery or Liver transplant.
Duration of the treatment : 3 to 6 months or its depend upon the condition of the patients*
If the Liver Cirrhosis patient is Diabetic then the treatment may take a longer time to cure Liver cirrhosis.
Diet plays the key role along with our Unani Medicines.Hence a diet chart will be provided with our package of medicines. Stick adherence to our diet chart is strictly advised.

THE FOLLOWING MEDICAL TEST REPORTS HAS TO SEND BEFORE THE TREATMENT

  • LFT ( LIVER FUNCTIONING TEST).
  • COMPLETE ABDOMEN SCAN - USG (ULTRA SONOGRAM).
  • HBsAg, HCV, HAV, HBeAg.
  • LIVER – MRI SCAN REPORT (if it is necessary).
  • RENAL PROFILE TEST.
  • URINE COMPLETE ANALYSIS.
  • BLOOD SUGAR – RANDOM (IF DIABETIC THEN BLOOD SUGAR FASTING AND POST PRANDIAL)
  • HAEMOGLOBIN – HB%.