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Jaundice – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

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Jaundice is a liver disorder in which yellow discoloration of the skin happens largely due to increased levels of bilirubin in the blood. A concentration of blood higher than mg/dL (>50µmol/L) causes jaundice.

Jaundice Symptoms:

  • Yellowing of skin, eyes, tongue and urine
  • Weakness
  • Headaches
  • Fever
  • Loss of appetite
  • Severe constipation
  • Nausea
  • Pain around the liver

Jaundice Causes:

  • Presence of excessive bile acids, a digestive acid produced in the liver, in the blood
  • Blockage of bile ducts due to:
    • Gallstones
    • Hepatitis
    • Other reasons
  • Some diseases which block the bile duct include:
    • Haemolytic anaemia
    • Typhoid
    • Malaria
    • Yellow fever
    • Tuberculosis

Natural Home Remedy Using Tomatoes:

  1. Take 4-5 tomatoes
  2. Boil them in 500 ml water for 15 min
  3. De-skin and crush the boiled tomatoes
  4. Press them on a sieve and extract their juice
  5. Drink the juice every morning on an empty stomach

Natural Home Remedy Using Almonds, Dates, Cardamoms, Sugar and Butter:

  1. Take 7 almonds
  2. Add 2 dried dates
  3. Add 3 small cardamoms
  4. Soak them in water overnight
  5. Crush them to make fine paste the next morning
  6. Add 2 tsp sugar
  7. Add 1 tsp butter
  8. Mix well
  9. Eat once every day

Natural Home Remedy Using Turmeric Powder:

  1. Take 1 glass water
  2. Add 2 tsp turmeric powder
  3. Drink the mixture 3 times a day

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