The liver is a large organ within the digestive system. It plays a vital role to aid your health such as, being responsible for metabolic functions; converting nutrients from food for the body to make use of them and also flashes out toxins from the body. For this and many other reasons all efforts must be checked to make sure it is always in good condition.
However, when there is a problem with the liver, you experience many occurrences in the body to warn you that something is wrong with your liver and for that matter, needs an immediate attention to safeguard your life. Below are some red flags that indicate damage of the liver.
1. Your Eyes or Skin Turning Yellowish
The white part of the eyes or skin turning yellow is very scary. This condition occurs as a result of high level of bilirubin in the body, a yellowish pigment that is secreted by the liver when it gets damaged.
2. Itching of the Skin
This condition indicate damage of the bile ducts in your liver. There is no noticeable symptoms, but one early sign is experiencing itchy skin. Sometimes dry skin causes itching but when it occurs frequently, then early check cannot be ignored since it indicates cirrhosis of the liver.
3. Palms Turning Red
Non alcoholic fatty liver disease which is caused by too much fat being stored in liver cells which affects people who barely take alcohol.
4. Enlargement of the Breast
Another non alcoholic fatty liver disease is breast enlargement in men. This situation is caused by growth of excess breast tissue which is scientifically known as gynecomastia. It occurs as a result of imbalance of the hormone estrogen and testosterone.
5. Sudden Wait Loss or Gain
An unexpected wait loss or gain could be a sign of damaged liver. It could be a sign of a viral infection that leads to inflammation of the liver causing hepatitis C.
6. Experiencing Fatigue All The Time
Chronic fatigue is an incredible common sign of liver damage which affects the neurotrans within the brain.
When someone is experiencing liver failure, the system finds it difficult to remove toxins from the blood properly. This situation affects the nerves from the liver leading to the brain which might lead to gradual memory loss.
8. Nausea and Vomiting
Damage liver is unable to detoxify and expels toxin substances from the body. This could lead to sudden changes to normal digestion and metabolism. Frequently nausea and Vomiting occur due to the accumulated toxins that the liver cannot expel.
When you experience these symptoms, the best way to go is to seek medical attention. However, you will need to maintain healthy liver always by observing the following natural remedies;
- Regular exercising to reduce liver fats.
- Drinking alcohol in moderation or better still quit completely.
- Avoiding toxins like; Insecticides, chemicals, cleaning and aerosol products.
- Eating balance diet.
- Avoiding illicit drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, heroine, inhalants, stimulants etc
- Avoiding sharing personal hygiene items
- Practice safe sex
- Washing hands frequently with soap and water.
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