Liver inflammation, also known as Hepatitis, is characterized by the destruction of a number of liver cells and the presence of inflammatory cells in the liver tissue. Liver disease in kids can be caused by viruses that primarily attack the liver cells, such as hepatitis A and B.
Patients with glandular fever, caused by the Epstein-Barr virus, can also suffer from an attack of Liver inflammation. Liver disease can be divided into two subgroups according to its duration. Acute liver inflammation is known to last less than six months while chronic liver inflammation lasts longer than six months.
Symptoms In Children
Symptoms of liver inflammation are generally similar in most cases while liver disease in kids is exhibited with very mild symptoms. During the early stages, the child feels tired, experiences malaise & lethargy on a regular basis and develops a slight fever.
The child may also develop nausea, loss of appetite and feel a bitter or change in taste in mouth. They may feel liver pain below the ribs due to enlarged liver along with muscle pain, joint pain, headaches and skin rash.
A child may develop jaundice and show yellowing of the white potions of the eyes, skin and nails. They pass dark color urine and light-colored stools. The symptoms will slowly begin to subside and the patient may feel tired for many weeks on end.
The condition lasts for about two to six weeks. In very few people, acute hepatitis develops into acute liver failure as it is unable to remove the harmful substances from the blood.
Causes Of Liver Inflammation In Children
Infectious viral hepatitis, such as hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis D and hepatitis E often are the main cause of liver inflammation in kids while other viral diseases, such as glandular fever and cytomegalovirus are also known triggers.
Severe bacterial infections, amoebic infections and paracetamol poisoning are also known causes of liver inflammation in kids.
Prevention And Cleansing
Prevention of liver disease in kids can be done simply by avoiding exposure to the infectious hepatitis viruses. There are vaccines available in the market that helps you prevent the disease from infecting your liver.
Body cleansing is extremely important part of every prevention and curing program for children. Our internal organs can hold many toxins and sometimes it is impossible to get those toxins out. Our liver can contain hundreds of intra-hepatic stones which can block bile flow and affect your liver health.
Bowel cleansing: black walnut hull and wormwood kill parasites by attacking them in their developmental stages while cloves are known to kill their eggs. Only if you use them together will you rid yourself of parasites.
Dental cleanup: a dental cleanup can be expensive but it helps in protecting your child from carrying parasites that inhabit the gums and teeth.
Liver cleanse: to cleanse the liver of parasites it is recommended that you eat four to six apples or drink four to five glasses of organic, unfiltered apple juice from morning to night. An hour before bed, create a mix of 30ml olive oil, 30 ml of lemon juice and eight ounces of water. Drink the mix and lie on your right side when going to sleep. Repeat the practice for six days.
On day seven create your mix with 200ml of olive oil, 100ml of lemon juice and eight ounces of water. Sip slowly, when done go to bed and lie on right side.
Have a colonic cleanse in the morning. This step is a must, because if your colon is not cleared completely prior to this flush you will experience unpleasant symptoms such as nausea, heartburn, cramping and headaches.
It is highly recommended that you seek expert medical care if symptoms get worse and uncontrollable by these methods. A little bit of prudence goes a long way towards good health & wellness.