The liver is a large, meaty organ that sits on the right side of the belly. … The liver also detoxifies chemicals and metabolizes drugs. As it does so, the liver secretes bile that ends up back in the intestines. The liver also makes proteins important for blood clotting and other functions.
Remember the scene in the movie Satte pe Satta where Amitabh Bachchan said “Daru Peene Se Liver Kharab Ho Jata Hai” we all laughed, but this is the fact and a very serious point. Let’t see what else can damage the liver?
A high intake of alcohol or toxins, a diet high in fat, excessive intake of medicine and some viral infections, such as hepatitis, can cause damage to the liver.
Liver disease doesn’t usually show any symptoms until the damage to the liver is fairly advanced. Some signs your liver may be struggling are: Fatigue and tiredness. Other signs you may experience during liver disease may include:
1. Skin and eyes that appear yellowish (jaundice)
2. Abdominal pain and swelling.
3. Swelling in the legs and ankles.
4. Itchy skin.
5. Dark urine color.
6. Pale stool color.
7. Chronic fatigue.
8. Nausea or vomiting.
How to avoid liver disease?
Dr Reetu Panwar suggests, these drinks will cleanse and detox your liver while you sleep:
• Mint tea.
• Turmeric tea.
• Ginger and lemon tea.
• Fenugreek water.
• Chamomile tea.
• Oatmeal and cinnamon drink
• Kismiss drink
When Liver is affected your body starts experiencing many other issues and so Dr Reetu suggests Liver cleanse and claims it’s the master cleanse. It can help to cure these diseases.
2. Burning sensation during urination
5. Dry skin
6. Enlarged prostate
8. Hair loss
10. Inability to loss weight
12. Loss of memory
13. Lower back pain
15. Water retention
16. Swollen ankle /feet
18. Reduced muscular strength
19. Gall bladder stones
20. BP Regulation etc
Your liver is an important organ with many essential functions. Therefore, it makes sense to do what you can to protect it, and the suggestions listed above have demonstrated beneficial effects on the liver.
These include lowering the risk of liver disease and cancer, raising antioxidant and detoxification enzyme levels and offering protection from harmful toxins.
Incorporating these small habits into your life is a great way to keep your liver functioning at its best.