This information sheet discusses the difference between the hepatitis C virus (HCV) in women and in men. It states that women are more likely to clear the disease themselves, without treatment. The sheet also discusses how HCV is a silent disease, how it affects women, breastfeeding, and supplements.
This information sheet discusses the difference between advocates and activists and discusses the ways both are needed in the hepatitis C virus (HCV) community to bring more awareness to testing, prevention, and treatment.
This pamphlet is a general guide to hepatitis C, a virus that lives in blood and usually affects and damages the liver. Topics include testing, liver basics, transmission, symptoms, herbs, treatments, and staying healthy.
This pamphlet is a guide is about depression and hepatitis C—what the symptoms are and what steps can be taken to help with depression. The guide states that some people may be ashamed to have depression but should remember that depression is a medical condition that is treatable. Topics include symptoms, mood swings, getting help, herbs, how exercise, balance, sleep, less stress, and keeping a positive attitude help depression.
This training manual is meant to accompany an HCV Training Workshop, that is an intensive one-day and/or 1/2 day workshop that will provide participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to educate others about hepatitis C. The sections of the manual are available in different pdf files and need to be downloaded separately from the attached url.
This information sheet is an FAQ that features answers to posed questions about hepatitis C virus (HCV) and and liver biopsy. Questions include: What is a liver biopsy?; What happens during a liver biopsy?; What happens after a liver biopsy?; What are the risks from a liver biopsy? and What about a Fibroscan?
This information sheet is a general FAQ that features answers to posed questions. Questions include: What is hepatitis C?; How is hepatitis C spread?; What are the effects of hepatitis C?; How will I know if I have hepatitis C?; and Is there a treatment for hepatitis C?