The liver is about three and a half pounds, it’s on the right side of your body and it has over 500 functions. It does everything from immune control, digestion, detoxification of chemicals, building up of proteins, and so many things. It’s an amazing and miraculous organ. it has 50.000 to 100.000 small little units of cells that help do the needed work. Your body could be functioning pretty good with only 90% of your liver destroyed or dysfunctional. So a lot of times the liver will not show up until more than 90% of it is destroyed. Thus, without Continue reading How to Reverse a Fatty Liver – Keeping Your Liver Healthy
Our livers work extremely hard everyday to protect us from adverse affects from toxins and often it is easy for our livers to become overworked compromising our health significantly. When your liver becomes overworked as a result of stress or excessive exposure to toxins, your entire system can be thrown off balance, and your health can be severely compromised.
The liver is an organ of the size and shape (approximate) of a deflated soccer ball sitting on the right side of the abdomen just below the ribs. Its role is to filter and purify the body, eliminate toxins in the blood arrived while we breathe, the food and beverages we eat and the medicines we take. The liver stores vitamins, minerals and sugar until the body needs them, and not the least, blood clotting factors.
Among the most common liver diseases are cholecystitis (inflamed gallbladder) and hepatitis. Cholecystitis is a disease that mainly affects women aged between 20 and 50 years, and can occur either as a result of infectious jaundice, constipation or appendicitis let untreated. But there are many patients suffering from cholecystitis without having any of the problems mentioned above. For these, the main cause of liver disease it’s a diet high in fat and especially fried foods.