With all pleasure I welcome you to this life saving page of mine, in this article I shall be educating you on your liver and what you are eating that can damage your system.
The liver is an organ about the size of a football. It sits just under your rib cage on the right side of your abdomen. The liver is essential for digesting food and ridding your body of toxic substances. Liver disease can be inherited (genetic).
The liver is a very vital organ find in all vertebrate animals which perform essential function in human body system.
Functions Of Your Liver
The liver is an essential organ that has many functions in the body, including making proteins and blood clotting factors, manufacturing triglycerides and cholesterol, glycogen synthesis, and bile production.
The liver is a large organ that sits on the right-hand side of the belly.
The liver is one of the vital organs of the body, responsible for hundreds of chemical actions that the body needs to survive.
Moreover, The liver regulates most chemical levels in the blood and excretes a product called bile. This helps carry away waste products from the liver. All the blood leaving the stomach and intestines passes through the liver.
Symptoms Of Liver Disease
Skin and eyes that appear yellowish (jaundice); Abdominal pain and swelling
Swelling in the legs and ankles; Itchy skin
Dark urine color; Pale stool color
Chronic fatigue; Nausea or vomiting
Loss of appetite; Tendency to bruise easily
Below Are What To Avoid Excessive Intake If You Want To Live Long
Excess Intake Of Alcohol
Although Scientists are not sure exactly why drinking too much alcohol can damage your liver but the reasons include: Oxidative stress. When our liver tries to break down alcohol, the resulting chemical reaction can damage its cells. This damage can lead to inflammation and scarring as the liver tries to repair itself.
Chronic alcohol abuse causes destruction of liver cells, staying away from too much alcohol will be of Great help to you.
Avoid Excess Intake Of Salt
It is well known that consuming too much salt is linked to high blood pressure. Now, a new study suggests it may also lead to liver damage in adults and developing embryos. Share on Pinterest Most of the salt we eat comes from processed foods and foods prepared in restaurants.
Avoid Excessive Smoking
It has been reported that smoking increases fibrosis score and histological activity index in chronic hepatitis C (CHC) patients and contributes to progression of HBV-related cirrhosis. Unlike People who smoke cigarette too much are prone to develop this disease of the liver.
Please reduce your intake of these things if value your health.
NOTE: All images above are for illustrative purpose!
By Godwinforyou | Opera News Nigeria