Treatment of Alcoholic Liver Disease
The objective of treatment is to stop the intake of alcohol and improve the general nutrition of the individual.
Diet: A high-carbohydrate, high-calorie diet to reduce protein breakdown in the body. Vitamins, especially B1 and folic acid, should be given to the patient to counter malnutrition.
Counselling: An alcohol rehabilitation program or counselling is necessary to get rid of alcohol addiction, which invariably, has affected the mind and body of the alcoholic individual.
In case cirrhosis has set in, a liver transplant is mandatory.
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