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Food For The Liver
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
Is it possible to get all cholesterol from food so as liver do not need to produce the balance 75% ?
Doubt relationship: Many people have little cysts in the liver; they are usually harmless and if the radiologist is not concerned, i would ignore it. If this was found on imaging for pain that you are having, and the capsule is not stretched, seek the cause of the pain elsewhere. Diet's not going to affect a benign liver cyst. Trust it is not echinococcus. ...Read more
Diagnosed w/food poisoning.Symptoms didnt subside.2nd diagnosis mild hepatomegaly & severe bacterial infection.Did Food poisoning cause liver problem?
Possibly hepatitis: Could be food borne Hep A. You should see a gastroenterologist for a more extensive workup ...Read more
Why do you ask?: Your liver is your toughest organ by far. There's no need to 'strengthen' it. If you have an ongoing liver problem such as a chronic inflammation, medical treatment can often help but diet will usually have no impact. If you simply want to take good care of your liver, avoid alcohol except on special occasions and get plenty of aerobic exercise. ...Read more
Really no: Your liver is your most robust organ and seldom gets sick. If you already have liver disease, your physician is your guide. If not, avoid excessive alcohol and get plenty of exercise. Your liver will probably thank you by remaining in perfect working order through what I hope will be a long life. ...Read more
Usually yes; ask Dr.: A person with mild fatty liver likely has gotten extra fat in most other places in the body, and probably is eating more sugar and plain carbs than he should be. First of all, exercise, weight loss, and a low sugar and low carbs diet can help. He should also work with his primary care doctor to see if he needs medication or further testing, as there can be other problems, such as high cholesterol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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