When you are suffering from fatty liver, you are among 32% of people. Yes, out of 100, 32 people are suffering from fatty liver. Yes, this is common. But when it comes to treatment, we have only one hope and that hope comes from Ayurveda. In western medicines, there are hundreds of medicines that endanger the liver, but when it comes to reviving the liver, options are near zero. So we need to know all aspects of Ayurvedic Treatment for Fatty Liver, the approach Ayurveda takes, and also the timeline for healing back your liver back to normal.
Ayurvedic Treatment for Fatty Liver is important in time because once overlooked this can lead to other problems with the liver.
Fatty liver happens due to the building of fat in the liver. It is also termed hepatic steatosis.
Suffering from fatty liver disease means that your liver has extra fat.
It is normal to have small amounts of fat in the liver. However, too much fat causes liver inflammation that damages the liver and results in scaring. In severe cases, scaring leads to liver failure.
Fatty liver is of two types:
Let us discuss about non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in detail.
As discussed above, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease or NAFLD develops in people who drink no or very little alcohol. The main characteristic of this disease is too much fat in the liver cells. It is of two types:
People with simple fatty liver usually do not experience any symptoms. About 75 percent of patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis have liver swelling and experience the following signs and symptoms:
As the above symptoms also resemble the signs of several other health issues, tests are required to eliminate other conditions.
About 10 to 25 percent of people suffering from non-alcohol steatohepatitis develop fibrosis, cirrhosis, or liver failure.
The symptoms are:
Severe cases may also require a liver transplant.
What causes non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases is not apparent. It develops when the body produces too much fat or liver is unable to process fat properly.
Other suggested factors that may increase the risk of NAFLD are:
Liver is the second largest organ of our body. Its primary function is to process the nutrients from drink and food and filter the harmful substances from our blood. If it does not function properly, if fat is not metabolized properly or if the body produces, too much of fat, fat gets build up in the liver. Too much fat build-up in the liver causes fatty liver. Simple fatty liver diseases is not healthy, but fat build-up is not enough to produce any symptoms. If fat continues to accumulate, the liver gets inflamed, and the disease progresses to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and eventually leads to cirrhosis and liver failure
Alcohol-related Fatty Liver Disease Alcohol-related fatty liver disease is not just preventable but also gets better when you stop taking alcohol.
If the individual keeps on drinking, the alcohol-related fatty liver disease progress to serious health issues such as:
Western medicine has little to offer to cure fatty liver. However, Ayurveda offers promising results to improve the function of the liver. Here are the details about the Ayurvedic Treatment for Fatty Liver.
5000 years before the modern medicines, Charaka and Sushruta talk about the organ Yakrit. Yakrit is liver. Yakrit works as the seat of Agni and is responsible for healthy blood.
According to Ayurveda, Agni is the core concept of digestion and metabolism. Whatever we eat becomes usable for the body because of the Agni only. Therefore all the conditions and symptoms associated with fatty liver are similar to the condition of – Madagni and Ajeerna. Besides the concept of Agni, Ayurveda talks about the other condition of Yakritodara (Hepatomegaly).
When we look at the symptoms of the yakritodara, it becomes clear about the Ayurvedic understanding of the fatty liver according to Ayurveda.
If we compare the list of signs and symptoms of fatty liver with the conventional system of medicines. These are very much the same.
Ayurveda treatment of the fatty liver is planned according to the guidelines of the text.
The main concern of the Ayurvedic Treatment for Fatty Liver is to restore the normal structure and working of the liver. The structure and working of the liver are connected to each other and complement each other.
There are two options of the Ayurvedic Treatment for Fatty Liver-
Which line of Ayurvedic Treatment for Fatty Liver will help a patient is all dependent on the severity and chronicity of the condition. The strength of the patient is also counted for this.
The following patients get benefit through Ayurvedic medicines only-
The rest of the patients, who have chronic problems with the fatty liver, might need Panchakarma treatment too. But overall only 1-2% of patients need panchakarma for the condition of fatty liver.
The first step like many other treatments is – Primary assessment with Vaidya Pardeep or Vaidya Neetu. You need to come to Jaipur. This you need to do after making an appointment. You can check the details about – “Consultation preparation”.
After the primary assessment, we prescribe medicines, share the details about the diet and lifestyle. According to that, you need to follow the treatment.
Panchakarma is hardly done in case of fatty liver disease, so you don’t need to stay or admit to the hospital.
Now you might have one last query and that is important to address-
Fatty liver is manageable in modern medicines but not treatable or curable. But in Ayurveda, things are opposite. Fatty liver is completely curable through Ayurveda treatment.
The main reason for the failure of modern medicines is – most of the modern medicines are hepatotoxic. Means these ruin liver. And this is the main reason why modern medicines don’t have an option of Ayurvedic Treatment for Fatty Liverent of fatty liver.
The simple-chained medicines of Ayurveda don’t need the involvement of the liver in the assimilation of the medicines. This makes Ayurveda the best choice for the treatment of many conditions.
The best way to start the Ayurvedic Treatment for Fatty Liver is one on one personal consultation. This helps us to get a proper idea about the condition of the patient so that treatment can be planned properly.
If you are away and cannot travel to Jaipur, we provide Video Consultation with our Vaidyas too.
To start the treatment, personal assessment and details are important. For this, you need to book an appointment with our Vaidyas. After booking an appointment we will share what details we need from your side.
So just follow, what you can do easily!!
And make sure that your liver will be healthy again!!