The most common liver problems are: (click links
for more info) Hepatitis and Cirrhosis of the Liver.
Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver and
comes in many forms such as hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. The different letters A, B, and C simply indicate a
different virus causing the hepatitis. The liver becomes tender and enlarged and has problems functioning
normally. This results in a buildup of toxins in the body that would normally be filtered out by the liver. Symptoms
of hepatitis include: appetite loss, fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, weakness, light colored stools,
muscle aches, drowsiness, dark urine, and often a yellowing of the skin. All forms of hepatitis are
contagious. Hepatitis B is the 9th leading cause of death in the
USA. A lower digestive system cleansing
maybe helpful, the colon and intestines are prime places for toxins to build up.
Cirrhosis of the Liver is a
degenerative inflammatory disease that scars and hardens
liver cells. The liver becomes unable to function like it
should because the passage of blood is slowed or blocked
by the scarring. The most common cause of cirrhosis is
drinking too much alcohol. Early symptoms of cirrhosis of
the liver include: diarrhea, fatigue, weakness, upset stomach,
fever, poor appetite, red palms, constipation
and vomiting. Cirrhosis can be fatal and many do die from
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|helps to detoxify harmful
hepatotoxins and protects the liver. Works well in combination
with glutathione and omega fatty acids.
& Mineral supplement
|a good natural multi-vitamin
supplement helps to balance the body systems including the liver. It should have vitamin C, vitamin E,
vitamin A, calcium, magnesium, folic acid, zinc, and especially B
vitamins. A daily supplement provides nutrients required
for good general health and well being.
|works with methionine
|this mineral helps
people with hepatitis and liver disease. It helps with any blood clotting problems
which can be a serious problem for people suffering from liver
that works well with dandelion with purifying properties
good for kidney, liver, and bladder health.
|this mineral works with calcium
|helps prevent accumulation of fat in the
are free radical scavengers that help stimulate and and
strengthen the immune system which liver cirrhosis sufferers
normally need. Supplements extracted from fruits and vegetables are a
|a mineral that is a good detoxifier
vitamins are very important for the proper function of your
liver and nervous system.
Supplements with natural vitamin B can help with digestion,
liver, depression, stress, and allergy problems.
|combats inflammation of the liver and helps to lower serum
|protects the body and helps to
moderate inflammatory responses by the body of
the person with hepatitis.
Supplements made from fruits and vegetables are a
good source of bioflavonoids.
|this herb helps
|herb used in Europe for almost any
problem and used for many inflammation problems and liver
problems. It works well in combination with the herb aloe vera.
|the herb Reishi mushroom is a powerful immune system
builder and works well in an herbal mixture with
Other Changes To Make
drink 6-8 glasses of steam distilled or
filtered water a day
eat 50% raw fruits and vegetables (organic is best)
nuts, seeds, and whole grains are good
juice is good (make your
own with a juice machine)
do not worry as much about calories as eating the right foods
carrot and celery sticks are good to use as a snack
a colon cleansing can be very helpful - (do several times each year)
do not drink coffee, alcohol, soda pop, other junk food drinks
do not eat processed foods white sugar, white flour, etc...
use stress relief like going for walks in the park
(or the 10/90 rule - see
brown rice is good to eat
avoid red meat and animal fats
reduce dairy products cheese, milk, and others
fast a few days a month
get at least 8 hours of sleep
exercise light to moderate amounts
avoid artificial sweeteners like Aspartame and NutraSweet
do not smoke and avoid second hand smoke
do not skip meals - just eat better and not as much at each meal
do not chew gum - it can cause you to feel hungry
do not watch too much TV try reading a book or something else