Jaundice is a disease caused by increase of bile pigments in body fluids and tissues.it is a disease of the liver.
Normal bilirubin level ranges from 0.2-0.8 mg/dl. Jaundice becomes clinically evident when the total serum bilirubin exceeds 2 mg/dl.
Signs & symptoms of jaundice:-
Skin especially nails, palms get yellowish in color.
Conjunctiva becomes yellow.
Clubbing of fingers.
Loss of body hair.
Enlargement of parotid gland.
Liver becomes enlarged.
Spleen & gall bladder enlargement.
Accumulation of fluid in abdomen.
Urine becomes yellow.
Acupressure treatment of jaundice:-
GB 24, 34
UB 19, 20, 48
Du 9, 20
Liv 3, 13
Reflex points: liver, spleen, gall bladder, kidneys, small intestine, pituitary, adrenal, lymphatics.