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What I need to know about Cirrhosis of the Liver by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What is cirrhosis of the liver? Cirrhosis refers to scarring of the liver. Scar tissue forms because of injury or long-term disease. It replaces healthy tissue. Scar tissue cannot do what healthy liver tissue does—make protein, help fight infections, clean the blood, help digest food, and store energy for when you need it. Sca ... Read on »
New Study Shows Milk Thistle Supports Liver Health by DrEliaz Posted Wed 29 Jun 2011 10:08pm A new study shows that milk thistle extract may help reduce liver swelling and toxicity associated with conventional treatment given for abnormal cell growth. The study is important because by combating liver aggravation, patients may better tolerate prescribed doses of conventional medicines, especially since severe liver swelling often leads to ... Read on »
LIVER CARE FOUNDATION , NEW DELHI by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:34pm About the Liver The Liver is an organ on the right side of the body weighing about 1.5Kg. It is distinctly the largest and a key organ of a human body, characterized by its muddy red colour. It is strategically the first port of entry from the process of digestion before nutrients leave for the rest of the body. It is the only organ in the hum ... Read on »
My experience discovering and finding success using Vitamin E for better liver health by Rosehaven Cottage .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Oct 2013 6:39pm At the beginning of the summer (about 3 months ago), I was beginning to feel the effects of my liver being enlarged again. It wasn't as bad as when I ended up in the ER the end of June 2012, but I could feel it was trying to head in that direction. After the thorough ER ultrasound in 2012 uncovered that my liver was enlarged, I put two and ... Read on »
What I need to know about Hepatitis C by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What is hepatitis C? Hepatitis C is a liver disease. Hepatitis (HEP-ah-TY-tis) makes your liver swell and stops it from working right. You need a healthy liver. The liver does many things to keep you alive. The liver fights infections and stops bleeding. It removes drugs and other poisons from your blood. The liver also ... Read on »
What I need to know about Hepatitis B by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm 2 Comments What is hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a liver disease. Hepatitis (HEP-ah-TY-tis) makes your liver swell and stops it from working right. You need a healthy liver. The liver does many things to keep you alive. The liver fights infections and stops bleeding. It removes drugs and other poisons from your blood. The liver also stores ... Read on »
What I need to know about Hepatitis A by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What is hepatitis A? Hepatitis A is a liver disease. Hepatitis (HEP-ah-TY-tis) makes your liver swell and stops it from working right. You need a healthy liver. The liver does many things to keep you alive. The liver fights infections and stops bleeding. It removes drugs and other poisons from your blood. The liver also ... Read on »
San Diego’s Medical Personal Trainer asks; Is your liver making you fat? by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 04 Nov 2013 9:02pm The livers function is to process nutrients, drugs and other junk in the blood that has been delivered from the intestines. Hopefully the body can use most of it. The liver is fragile and it provides over 500 functions to help the human body thrive! Amazing huh? Screw the liver up, and pay the price. Your metabolism will plummet, then come ... Read on »
Foie Gras from Force-fed Geese is Banned in Chicago by Sally Kneidel Patient Expert Posted Wed 03 Jun 2009 12:24am On Tuesday, Chicago became the first city in the nation to outlaw foie gras - the fattened livers of geese and ducks. The city council banned the stuff from restaurants because they consider the method of producing it to be animal cruelty. Foie gras is made by force-feeding geese and ducks through a pipe stuck down their throats. To make foi ... Read on »
Dandelion by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sat 26 Jun 2010 8:31pm The Dandelion is an herbaceous plant that really is much more than just a nuisance in your yard. For all purposes, the Dandelion leaves are at their best just as they emerge from the ground and they are very distinct as nothing really resembles this at all. Depending on when you harvest the Dandelion leaves will determine the bitter ... Read on »