Hepatitis and Social Stigma in our Society

Hep B and C are major causes of chronic liver disease leading to Cirrhosis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma. From last few years we are working on Hepatitis patients in my community, till now around 30 patients taking Hep B medication under our NGO. Hepatitis B is stigmatized mainly due to ignorance and is potentially infectious. All … Continue reading “Hepatitis and Social Stigma in our Society”

Emotional and psycho social effects of cancer (specially in our community)

It is very difficult to accept the word ” CANCER” first time. Many people still whispered the word ” CANCER” as if there were something shameful about it. People with cancer and those close to them can experience a range of feelings during their long cancer journey. These can include. Anger Sadness Fear Depression However … Continue reading “Emotional and psycho social effects of cancer (specially in our community)”

Together we can stop cancer in its track

London, 1st February 2018, over the last two decades, deaths caused by liver cancer have increased by 80 percent, making it one of the fastest growing causes of cancer deaths worldwide. ” what many people don’t realize is the correlation between the sharp increase in liver cancer deaths and the Hepatitis B and C virus,” … Continue reading “Together we can stop cancer in its track”

Who experiences Cancer pain ?

Not everyone with Cancer experiences pain. But unfortunately, very often pain accompanies cancer. 70 percent to 80 percent diagnosed with cancer complain first of pain. Another 30 percent experience pain from the treatment of cancer. Cancer pain can be the result of the tumor impinging on nerves, bones, abdominal organs or other tissues. Cancer that … Continue reading “Who experiences Cancer pain ?”

Hepatitis has been Dubbed the ” SILENT KILLER”.

There’s a reason viral Hepatitis has been Dubbed the ” SILENT KILLER”. Hep B can be either acute or chronic. In chronic stage, the liver disease can progress and cause Cirrhosis. Some patients with Cirrhosis develop Liver Cancer too. Many people with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus infection do not know they are infected since they … Continue reading “Hepatitis has been Dubbed the ” SILENT KILLER”.”

Big thanks for Everyone

A very big thank you to everyone for successfully carrying out our project on the elimination of deadly disease like Hepatitis B among our Tibetan community . We foremost aim to tackle this issues at the remote places. It’s like almost two and half years that our NGO (Altruism in action ) are working closely … Continue reading “Big thanks for Everyone”

Who experiences Cancer pain ?

Not everyone with Cancer experiences pain. But unfortunately, very often pain accompanies cancer. 70 percent to 80 percent diagnosed with cancer complain first of pain. Another 30 percent experience pain from the treatment of cancer. Cancer pain can be the result of the tumor impinging on nerves, bones, abdominal organs or other tissues. Cancer having … Continue reading “Who experiences Cancer pain ?”

Jaundice in Adults

JAUNDICE Jaundice is a yellow discoloration of the skin, mucous membranes, and the whites of the eyes caused by increased amount of bilirubin in the blood. Causes of obstruction jaundice include : 1. Gallstones in the bile ducts. 2. Cancer ( pancreatic and gallbladder/bile duct carcinoma). 3. Parasites 4. Hepatitis B. Common signs and symptoms … Continue reading “Jaundice in Adults”

Hepatitis C risk among injecting drug users

52 percent of people who inject drugs are living with Hepatitis C and 9 percent living with Hepatitis B. Viral Hepatitis will not be eliminated unless harm reduction efforts are increased and public health approach to drug use is implemented. Hepatitis C can be COMPLETELY CURE with direct acting antivirals ( DAAs) within 3 months. … Continue reading “Hepatitis C risk among injecting drug users”

How positive thinking might prevent disease

How positive thinking might prevent disease or how it might affect someone in the very early stages of illness. Love, support and positive belief go for beyond healing and can actually manifest cure. No one can avoid all negative feelings in life and it’s not realistic to think you can or should. A load of … Continue reading “How positive thinking might prevent disease”