Causes and treatment methods for jaundice

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There are many causes that leads to jaundice. Conditions such as unhealthy lifestyle, snacking and excessive addiction to alcohol and drugs often emerge as the most potent causes for jaundice. Proper diagnosis is very essential to cure jaundice. This slide contains overview into the causes and treatment methods for jaundice. The slide is presented by http://www.harshulayurpharma.com/

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Causes and treatment methods for jaundice

  1. 1. Treatment for Jaundice
  2. 2. Jaundice
  3. 3. Diagnosis of the Disease
  4. 4. Causes of Jaundice  Acute Inflammation of Liver  inflammation of the Bile duct Obstruction of the Bile Duct Hemolytic Anemia: Increased production of bilirubin. Gilbert’s Syndrome: This is an inherited syndrome that impairs the ability of enzymes to process the excretion of bile, etc.
  5. 5. Signs and Symptoms
  6. 6. Treatment Options for Jaundice Treatment for jaundice typically requires a diagnosis of the specific cause of the disease so that the suitable treatment option for the ailment can be selected. The treatment procedure generally targets the specific cause of the disease rather than the disease in itself. For instance:  Anemia-induced jaundice may be treated by increasing the amount of iron in the blood Hepatitis-induced jaundice may be treated with anti-viral or steroid medications. Obstruction-induced jaundice may be treated via surgery to remove the obstruction. Medication-induced jaundice is treated by selecting an alternative medication and by discontinuing medications that caused jaundice.
  7. 7. Liver can do more than 500 functions – that’s some multitasking! This is one of the most powerful organs of the body capable of regenerating itself. Maintaining liver health ensures better lifestyle and longevity!

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