The latest research & treatment news about Hepatitis C infection, diagnosis, symptoms and treatment.

About Nicole Cutler, L.Ac., MTCM, Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)®

Nicole Cutler, L.Ac., MTCM, Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)®

Nicole Cutler, L.Ac., MTCM is a long time advocate of integrating perspectives on health. With a Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience from the University of Rochester and a Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches Institute, Nicole has been a licensed acupuncturist since 2000. She has gathered acupuncture licenses in the states of California and New York, is a certified specialist with the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, has earned diplomat status with the National Commission of Chinese and Oriental Medicine in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology and is a member of the Society for Integrative Oncology.

In addition to her acupuncture practice that focuses on stress and pain relief, digestion, immunity and oncology, Nicole contributes to the integration of healthcare by writing articles for professional massage therapists and people living with liver disease.

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How Hepatitis C Can Affect a Patient's Sex Life

March 15, 2007 1 Comment

While some chronic Hepatitis C patients maintain normal sexual function and a healthy interest in sex, many experience reduced libido, erectile dysfunction and diminished sexual satisfaction. Learn how Hepatitis C impacts the sex lives of both men and women and how opening up about these issues can help improve patients' quality of life

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Hepatitis C's Other Symptoms

March 15, 2007 2 Comments

Although most people with chronic Hepatitis C do not exhibit symptoms of the "silent" epidemic, a significant number will experience its impact in organs other than their liver. Learn how to recognize these lesser-known conditions to help in the early detection and treatment of Hepatitis C.

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Why Antioxidants are Important for Hepatitis C Patients

February 19, 2007

The goal of those currently undergoing treatment for chronic Hepatitis C is to prevent further liver damage from the Hepatitis C virus. Read this exclusive article to learn how to incorporate antioxidants into your lifestyle. Here is a simple, reputable and reasonably priced way to support your liver.

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Esophogeal Varices

August 17, 2006

While not well known, the condition known as a bleeding esophogeal varice poses a very real threat to those suffering from a compromised liver. Learn what makes this condition so dangerous and learn how best to stop the bleeding and restore normal blood circulation.

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Coffee's Liver Benefits

June 27, 2006

New research points to coffee's ability to minimize the progression of liver disease, including cutting the risk of alcohol-related cirrhosis. This study concludes coffee has no such effect on cirrhosis caused by other means, such as Hepatitis C (although other studies have found some positive effect in the past). Find out more about how coffee can further your own efforts to support and protect your liver.

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Milk Thistle Extract and Its Effect on Liver Fibrosis

April 18, 2006

A commonly prescribed medicinal plant, milk thistle's protective properties to the liver have been supported by literally hundreds of research studies around the world. A recent article discusses one such study involving the milk thistle extract, Silybin Phytosome®, and its ability to prevent hardening of the liver, a sign of advancing liver disease.

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