Alcoholic Hepatitis; Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & More

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:

  1. Alcoholic hepatitis is the first cause of chronic liver hepatitis in Western nations and the third common cause that requires liver transplantation.
  2. The allowable limits are one drink a day for women and two drinks a day for men.
  3. Experience of signs and symptoms helps you reduce, manage, or stop alcohol to prevent the disease progression.
  4. Cutting down drinking alcohol is the only way you have a chance of recovery.