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Doctor insights on: Where Is The Liver Located In The Human Body

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Liver (Definition)

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


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Has 'branched chain amino acids' (bcaa) diet suplement some negative affects on human body? (kidneys, liver etc.?)

Has 'branched chain amino acids' (bcaa) diet suplement some negative affects on human body? (kidneys, liver etc.?)

?beneficial: Likly to be beneficial in variety of conditions as source of protein. I am not sure the price you pay. Is worth it as egg white is as good a protein which comes. In natural form. ...Read more

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Where is the anterior cruciate ligament is located in the human body?

Where is the anterior cruciate ligament is located in the human body?

The knee: The anterior cruciate ligament is located directly in the center of the knee and is a major stabilizer of the knee joint. ...Read more

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Which toxins frequently build up in the human body?

Which toxins frequently build up in the human body?

What toxins?: Many people use the vague term "toxins" to scare u and drive u to buy their product. While there are toxic byproducts of metabloism, urea, carbon dioxide etc that your body needs to clear, it does this already (excellently) using you liver, lungs and kidneys. Most other "toxins" are imaginary. Eat healthy, drink plenty of fluids, exercise etc and dont waste your $ fighting fake toxins! ...Read more

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How long would THC stay in the human body?

For testing purposes: It can show up in blood for 7 to 100 days (or more) for regular use and can show up for months in hair. ...Read more

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How many cavities are there in the human body?

How many cavities are there in the human body?

Strange question. : Depends what you mean by cavity. There dental caries or cavities caused by bacteria in the mouth. One could have none or many over a lifetime. There are body cavities or spaces that can contain organs to air. Cavity in skull holds your brain. Need clarification. Thanks. ...Read more

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What part of the human body is called the lat ?

Latissimus Dorsi: Latissimi dorsi muscles are commonly known as "lats", especially among bodybuilders. ...Read more

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What is the role of troponin in the human body?

What is the role of troponin in the human body?

Cardiac protein: Troponin is a cardiac protein that contributes to the cardiac muscle fibers contraction; there are several types of troponins. They can be released in the blood stream in case of a heart attack and be used as markers for that. ...Read more

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What is the role of manganese in the human body?

What is the role of manganese in the human body?

Manganese: Suspect you mean what is the role of magnesium in the body. Great wikipedia question for details. But needed for muscles, heart, brain to mention a few. ...Read more

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Suggest Foods that increase haemoglobin in human body?

Iron: I would recommend that you eat foods that are rich in iron. Foods rich in iron include: Red meat. Pork. Poultry. Seafood. Beans. Dark green leafy vegetables, such as spinach. Dried fruit, such as raisins and apricots. Iron-fortified cereals, breads and pastas. ...Read more

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Is eating a lot of pomegranates bad for the human body ?

Is eating a lot of pomegranates bad for the human body ?

Good for you!: On the contrary, pomegranates are not only tasty, but actually quite healthy, particularly if you eat the seeds and all, which contain quite a bit of dietary fiber. Despite a lot of hype on the Internet, however, other claims for health benefits from pomegranates are not proven. However, they are tasty and within reasonable amounts, are good for you too. Enjoy! ...Read more

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What is the cause of spondyloarthritis in human body and what is the cure?

Unknown. No cure: The spondyloarthropathies are a group of diseases characterized by joint inflammation primarily of the back and a variety of other tissues. There is no cure. Symptoms are treated based upon severity and progression. Some patients will get better without any intervention while others progress to ankylosing spondylitis. ...Read more

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How can TB affect the human body?

How can TB affect the human body?

Tuberculosis or TB: This is a type of bacterium that can 'hide' in the body for YEARS before making an appearance. Most often, it affects the lungs - where you get coughing and sometimes coughing of blood. Other organs can be affected though, such as the tissues around the lungs, lymph nodes, even kidneys or other organs. Luckily there isn't much TB in the USA any more, but if you think you have it see a doc ASAP. ...Read more

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What does a virus do to the human body?

What does a virus do to the human body?

Virus: attaches to cell membrane, cross membrane then depending on type of virus makes you sick. Great wikipedia question. ...Read more

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What happens when the human body sweat?

What happens when the human body sweat?

Hopefully cools down: Sweating usually helps regulate the body's temperature. Sometimes it can be sign of disease, but is usually accompanied by other more prominent symptoms in that case. ...Read more

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How does tear gas affect the human body?

How does tear gas affect the human body?

This link may help U: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/world-history/what-is-tear-gas-and-what-are-its-effects-9670302.html

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What is the shortest bone in human body?

What is the shortest bone in human body?

Stapes: The stapes is the smallest and lightest named bone in the human body. It is located inside the ear. ...Read more