If you want to keep yourself and prevent Alcoholic Hepatitis, you should follow these directions:
- Drink alcohol in moderation. For healthy adults, moderate drinking means:
⇒ for women of all ages and men older than 65 years: maximum one drink daily
⇒ for men age 65 or younger: maximum two drinks daily
To avoid alcohol hepatitis, you need to avoid alcohol at all.
- Protect yourself from hepatitis C.
- Ask your doctor if it’s safe to use alcohol when taking your medications.
- Both genders should avoid drinking more than 14 units weekly.
- Spread your drinking over many days (three or more) if you drink more than14 units per week.
Finally, you should know that:
- Alcoholic hepatitis is the first cause of chronic liver hepatitis in Western nations and the third common cause that requires liver transplantation.
- The allowable limits are one drink a day for women and two drinks a day for men.
- Experience of signs and symptoms helps you reduce, manage, or stop alcohol to prevent the disease progression.
- Cutting down drinking alcohol is the only way you have a chance of recovery.