Home remedies for Ascites
Ascites is a Gastroenterology term for an accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity that exceeds 25 mL. It is a condition in which excess fluids get accumulated in abdominal area this causes abdominal area to swell and lead to increase in gut size
It is commonly caused due to
- Acute liver diseases
- Increased pressure of liver blood flow
- metastatic cancer
Risk factor of ascities are
- hepatitis B
- hepatitis C
- alcohol abuse
- Congestive heart failure
Symptoms of Ascites
- Swelling of the abdomen
- Abdominal pain
- It leads to shortness of breath when pressure increases in the diaphragm.
Complications with Ascites are Budd-Chiari syndrome(The condition is caused by occlusion of the hepatic veins that drain the liver.)
Diagnosis for Ascites : Ascites can be diagnosed by Ultrasound scan, CT Scan, Blood test.
Home remedies for Ascites are
- Bitter gourds
Take about 3 to 4 bitter gourds. Wash the bitter gourds and peel out the skin and now remove the seeds and then crush them and extract the juice and equal quantity of water to the juice and mix both the ingredients well. Drink the mixer three times a day.
- Fenugreek seeds
Take 3 tables spoons of fenu greek seeds and now soak them in a glass of water for whole night. Strain the water in the morning and drink the soaked fenugreek water in empty stomach
Take a cup of chickpeas and soak them in water for whole night and in the morning strain out the water and eat the chickpeas you can add salt and pepper for taste.
- Radish leaves
Take some radish leaves and extract the juice from the radish leaves and mix some water in it and drink the juice.