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Do Liver Detox Tablets Work
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Why does sometimes it look like my stool is tan colored and other times it looks a little darker. I do drink heavy and started taking liver detox pill?
Likely pill: I don't know what the detox pill is but be careful a lot of these nonfda pills do not work and can be harmful ( I don't know about yours specifically) IF there is iron in the pill it will make dark stools. Best is to see MD and check for blood in the stools. Your at risk for ulcers etc with the heave drinking ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does liveraid liverrite work ?i heard it detoxes your liver so you can lose weight as well as be healthy
Marketing Marketing: Our bodies constantly perform detoxification, tearing down & removing molecules & structures which internal, very complex, still poorly understood mechanisms regulate continuously. Yet there is OTC marketing to the naive than detoxification is needed & they sell the magical product which does this. Utter nonsense for money. Your choice but I would spend your money elsewhere & Google "HFLC foods". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NONE! NONE! NONE!: Don't waste your time, money, or health--liver "detoxing" is snake oil! if you indeed have a liver disease, see a specialist who can help design appropriate treatment for you. Please read the many other healthtap answers that dissuade use of "detox" or "cleanse" products. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't do it: Although we are the healthiest nation in history, we're told we are loaded with poisons from pollution (maybe true) and can rid ourselves of these by things that make us sweat or be very hungry or have weird bowel movements (a falsehood that can land you in the icu). Get with a scientifically-minded holistic practitioner and somebody who can get you into a good fitness program instead. ...Read more
No "liver detox": There is no medication for "liver detox" besides controlling the underlying condition and symptoms that caused the liver disease if you have it. I would see a liver specialist to help you determine what is the best course of action is since liver disease, especially cirrhosis can lead to many complications that can be managed with certain medications. ...Read more
It doesn't: You won't know if it's working because "detox" doesn't work. Your liver does not need detox. ...Read more
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