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What treatment should I take for not feeling tired during Gilbert syndrome ?

Dear doctor , I am suffering from Gilbert syndrome . Most often my S. billirubin fluctuates.At that time I feel very weak n tired. what kind of treatment should I take?
Sat, 30 Apr 2011
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Gilberts syndrome is a manifestation of defective bilirubin handling that has no adverse effect on life. Usually physical and emotional stresses cause an increase in bilirubin. Hence try avoid them as well as dehydration. decrease in bilirubin can be achieved using certain enzyme inducers but they aren't usually required
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