important first step is to STOP DRINKING
permanently. This can be very difficult for some
alcoholic patients and there is professional help
available. In addition, there are some herbs that can be
helpful. A TCM formula called Pueraria Flower
Combination, which is traditionally used in China to
help people stop drinking and also used as a hangover
remedy. It can help release the craving of alcohol.
treatments: When liver functions are still in
compensated stage, a high protein diet can help the
liver recover from damage. But, for a patient with
encephaylopathy or if in a coma, a non-protein or very
low protein diet should be used. For those who have
anorexia, nausea, and vomiting, a proper source of
nutrition and fluid is very important. For multi
vitamins (A, Bs, C, D, K,) folic acid and potassium are
also important to the healthy functioning of the liver.
the immune theory of the alcoholic hepatitis, immune
suppressive therapy can be used, such as steroids. The
immune regulatory treatment can reduce the mortality of
liver coma patients, but has no influence on the disease
course. For chronic and stable patients, autoimmunity
can be suppressed. We use the AI #3 formula.
liver inflammation and reduce the fat deposits in the
liver cells, Hepa F. #2, Glycyrrhizin Capsule, or
Ligustrin Capsule can be used.
For patients with jaundice,
Gall No.1 Capsule should be used. This capsule can also
help to reduce the fat deposits in the liver cells. The
other choices for treating this condition are Capillaris
and Hoelen Five Formula and Capillaris Combination.
anti-fibrosis treatment, Circulation P formula should be
added to the herbal protocol.
alcoholic hepatitis patients with mental disorientation,
branched amino acids administration can be helpful to
improve general health, brain functions, and negative