Living With Hepatitis
Have Hepatitis? Start Living Better Now!
Right now is the best time to start living better and improving your health. If you have hepatitis, there are several things you can do to help improve the health of your liver and help your treatment be more effective. Here are eight helpful ideas to start living better today.
What Is It Like to Live with Hepatitis - What's Living with H…
What's it like to live with hepatitis? If you struggle or have struggled through hepatitis, share your experiences with others.
Can I Donate Blood if I Have Hepatitis?
If you have hepatitis B or hepatitis C, or ever tested positive them, you can't donate blood. In fact, if you had any kind of viral hepatitis, or unexplained jaundice, at any time since you were age 11, you're not able to donate blood.
Hepatitis Stigma - Examples of Stigma from Having Hepatitis
The stigma of hepatitis is well known. Sometimes it's helpful to see real life examples.
Hepatitis Myths - Bad Information and Myths about Hepatitis
Here's a collection of hepatitis myths that people have heard.
Color Me Yellow
Is there a link between hepatitis and tattoos? Yes, there is and here's how you can protect yourself.
How Infectious Is a Kiss?
As a rule, you can't catch viral hepatitis from a kiss. However, it's really all about your level of risk.
Hepatitis and the Holidays
It's no secret that the holidays can often bring joy and good will -- and, unfortunately, high stress. For someone with hepatitis, mixing a high dose of stress with chronic liver disease is not ideal. Here are 5 easy tips to help reduce your stress and help keep you healthy during the holidays.
Breastfeeding and Viral Hepatitis
Many women are concerned about breastfeeding their babies if they have viral hepatitis. Don't worry! Experts agree that it's safe to breastfeed if you have viral hepatitis. Here's why.
Chronic Hepatitis Nutrition
What should someone with chronic hepatitis eat? This is a common concern for people with chronic hepatitis and the answer may surprise you. There is no single recommended diet for people with hepatitis, just basic nutritional principles. With these principles, you and your physician can develop a diet that gives your body the nutrition it needs without putting additional stress on your liver.
Seven Myths About Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C is an infection caused by the hepatitis C virus and is spread through direct contact with infected blood. However, there are many myths, half-truths and misunderstandings about hepatitis C. This article discusses seven misunderstandings.
Living With Hepatitis
Today, living with hepatitis is possible thanks to modern medicine and preventive care. Learn more about what to do (and not do) to live a full life with chronic disease.
Stigma can be one of the most difficult aspects of living with hepatitis. This article identifies some common reasons for stigma and offers simple solutions for putting stigma behind you and living your life to the fullest.
How to Live with Hepatitis
Hepatitis is a challenging disease to manage. However, it's a little easier when you know effective strategies for living an active life. Here is some good advice from the Hepatitis Foundation International.
The Stigma of Hepatitis C
Stigma is ugly, but in reality, it's here. However, the good news is that signs are showing improvement as people understand more about hepatitis and its causes. To learn more about how to deal with stigma, here's a great article by Lucinda Porter, RN.
Nutrition With Hepatitis C
Although there isn't one recommended diet for someone with hepatitis C, here are some suggestions from the Department of Veterans Affairs National Hepatitis C Program.