Liver diseases such as cirrhosis Hepatitis, Autoimmune hepatitis, PSC, fatty liver, Alcoholic liver diseases, are not just dreadful, but they also cause irreversible damage to the liver. Modern medicine generally suggests liver transplantation when cirrhosis progresses. So, a liver transplant is the only way to go in modern medicine when there is advanced /end-stage liver diseases.
However, transplant is not a cure; rather it is an escape from the cure. An ailing liver can be cured through Ayurvedic treatment. This traditional form of medicine dates back to 1400 B.C. and has been tried and tested since then. The number of patients treated successfully by the way of Ayurveda.
Functions of Liver –
The liver regulates most chemical levels in the blood and excretes a product called bile. This helps carry away waste products from the liver. All the blood leaving the stomach and intestines passes through the liver. More than 400 to 500 vital functions have been identified with the liver.
Production of bile, which helps carry away waste and break down fats in the small intestine during digestion.
Production of certain proteins for blood plasma Conversion of excess glucose into glycogen for storage (glycogen can later be converted back to glucose for energy) and to balance and make glucose as needed Regulation of blood levels of amino acids, which form the building blocks of proteins
Processing of hemoglobin for use of its iron content (the liver stores iron)Conversion of poisonous ammonia to urea (urea is an end product of Protein metabolism and is excreted in the urine)Clearing the blood of drugs and other poisonous substances
Regulating blood clotting
Resisting infections by making immune factors and removing bacteria from the bloodstream When the liver has broken down harmful substances, its by-products are excreted into the bile or blood. Bile by-products enter the intestine and leave the body in the form of feces. Blood by-products are filtered out by the kidneys, and leave the body in the form of urine.
The beginning of liver disease -According to Ayurvedic principles mostly all diseases related to the abdomen are produced due to MANDAGNI (low/poor appetite) including liver diseases. Three main doshas VATA, PITTA and KAPHA are increased, aggravate and obstruct the channels of sweat and other body fluids that accumulate in the digestive system, disturb the whole abdomen and produce liver diseases.How Ayurveda treatment work?Ayurveda treatment helps to treat the root cause of disease nectar-like herbs of Ayurveda stop further scarring of liver tissue and it may regenerate liver cells. Remove accumulated toxins from the body. Help to keep the balance of VATA, PITTA and KAPHA DOSHAS. thus normalizing functions of the liver and entire digestive system. As the liver functions improve all other complications (Like Portal hypertension, Ascites, etc)disappear slowly.
Ayurved treatment inhibits oxidative damage and suppresses fibrogenesis.
Ayurved treatment – the power of herbs helps to stop virus replication and thus eliminate virus infections.
Moreover, it can help by: -Diagnosing liver disease early.Recommending a proper diet and lifestyle to stop the degeneration of the liver tissue.Using hepato-protective herbs to protect the liver and stop the degeneration of the liver.Using other nectar-like herbs to regenerate damaged tissue, thereby helping the liver regain its health.Advising precautions to stop liver damage and keep it healthy.Take Away -A liver transplant is not a cure as the functioning of an ailing organ can be cured with attaining and maintaining the balance of natural elements in the body. Ayurveda cures the problem from its root and ensures that it will not occur in the future. However, it is advisable to consult an expert Ayurvedic doctor before going for any treatment.