Home remedies for jaundice in adults

Home remedies for jaundice in adults

how to cure jaundice in adults

Jaundice is not a disease but rather a sign that can occur in many different diseases. Jaundice is the yellowish staining of the skin and sclerae.

What is the Neonatal Jaundice?

Neonatal Jaundice(also called Newborn jaundice is a condition marked by high levels
of bilirubin in the blood.  The increased bilirubin  cause the infant’s skin
and whites of the eyes  (sclera) to look yellow.

Symptoms of Jaundice

  •  Yellow coloration of the eyes, skin, tongue, and urine.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Dull pain in the liver region.
  • Nausea.
  • severe constipation.
  • extreme weakness.
  • Fever
  • a headache and undue fatigue.

Jaundice Causes

  •  Blocked bile ducts by infection, tumor or gallstones
  •  Viral hepatitis (hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis D, and hepatitis E)
  • Drug-induced cholestasis as a result of bile pools in the gallbladder because of the effects of drugs
  •  Drug-induced hepatitis triggered by antidepressants, anti-cancer drugs, steroids, oral contraceptives, testosterone
  •  Biliary Stricture
  •  Alcoholic liver disease (alcoholic cirrhosis)
  • Cancer of the pancreas
  •  Primary biliary cirrhosis
  •  Ischemic hepatocellular jaundice caused by inadequate oxygen or inadequate blood flow to the liver
  •  Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (bile pools in the gallbladder because of the pressure in the abdomen with pregnancy)
  •  Hemolytic anemia
  •  Disorders present since birth that cause problems processing bilirubin (Gilbert’s syndrome, Dubin-Johnson syndrome, Rotor’s syndrome, or Crigler-Najjar syndromes)
  •  Chronic active hepatitis
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  •  Malaria
  • Jaundice Symptoms
  •  Fatigue
  •  Headache
  • Fever
  • Loss of appetite
  • Constipation
  •  Nausea
  • Yellow discoloration of the eyes, tongue, skin, and urine
  • Dull pain in the liver region
  • Itching with obstructive jaundice

Home Remedies and tips

  • Drink atleast 8 glasses of water each day.
  • Eat lots of raw fruits & vegetables especially green leafy vegetables.
  • Avoid coffee, tea, alcohol soda pop and other junk foods
  • Reduce dairy products cheese, milk.
  • If possible Fast for a few days.
  • Do not smoke it will worsen jaundice.

A mixture of spearmint, Lime and Ginger juice mixed with honey, could be taken frequently.

Home remedies for jaundice in adults

Soak a piece of Peepal bark in water overnight and consume the water the following morning. It stops excess urination in the jaundice patients.

Home remedies for jaundice in adults

  • 3. A decoction of tamarind leaves is useful in treating jaundice and ulcers.

Home remedies for jaundice in adults

Diet for jaundice

  • Barley water, fruit juices are effective.
  • Do not eat fatty foods.
  • avoid foods which agitate stomach.
  • Do not give cereals and pulses.
    In case of fever give fruit diet and fresh fruit juices to drink and to take good rest.
  • Grapes, black soya beans, nuts,
  • sweet potatoes are effective fruits for jaundice patients.

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