How to Keep Your Liver Healthy

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Health and well-being of a person depend upon how successfully the body is removing and purging the toxins. There are a number of factors that cause the production of toxins in the body such as environmental pollution, alcohol, toxic foods or substances etc. The liver plays a vital role in cleansing these toxins. The liver removes toxins by performing one of its major function-detoxification processes. The liver works tirelessly to detoxify our blood, produce the bile needed to digest fat and balancing out essential minerals in the body. When the liver is not performing optimally, it may cause a number of health problems and conditions. Thus, you need to keep your liver healthy in order to attain a toxin-free body.

Some of the essential functions of the liver:

  1. Processing of nutrients for smooth absorption by the intestines.
  2. Regulation of essential minerals like protein, fat, and sugar.
  3. Producing vital chemicals to prevent blood-related conditions.
  4. Breaking down and metabolizing of medications.
  5. Storing essential minerals like iron and vitamin A.

In order to stay healthy, your liver should be strong enough to perform these basic functions. When this vital organ stops functioning or slowing down, it can lead to the number of health issues. Cirrhosis is a major condition that occurs when a liver is unable to perform its basic functions. People often associate liver-conditions like cirrhosis with alcohol intake, but contrary to popular thought, alcoholism is not the only cause. In fact, there is a range of factors that can lead to cirrhosis of the liver and liver damage.

For example, exposure to certain chemicals or substances also results in liver damage. Cirrhosis occurs when scar tissues start affecting the liver cells. As the scarring of tissues continues, the liver loses the ability o function. It leads to the number of acute liver conditions like liver get damaged beyond recovery or permanent liver failure. Liver transplant is the safest cure for acute liver failures. It is advised to choose the best center for the liver transplantation surgery. AILBS is one of the best hospitals for the liver transplantation in terms of cost-effectiveness, success rates and experienced. If you are concerned about its high cost, don’t worry AILBS liver transplant cost is relatively lower with 100% success rate.

Signs and symptoms that indicate a liver problem –

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms mentioned below, you could be suffering from a liver problem. It is important to consider these symptoms to identify the risks involved.

  • Bloating and Gas
  • Acid reflux and heartburn
  • Constipation
  • Discoloration of skin or eyes, look yellowish
  • Weight gain
  • High blood pressure
  • Mood swings, anxiety or depression
  • Dark urine

Luckily, you can improve your liver’s functioning by adopting a healthy lifestyle. And you can start to feel better in a matter of a couple of weeks. In case of liver failure, you can go for the liver transplantation, where a damaged liver is replaced by a healthy portion of the liver. AILBS, India is the top 5 liver transplantation hospitals in Delhi, Dr. Vivek Vij, founder, and has done more than 500 transplants with 100% success rate.

Steps to cleanse your liver – 

Control alcohol consumption- you need to keep a track on your drinking habits to gain a healthy liver. Binge drinking is very harmful to your liver as its burdens your liver.

Drink raw vegetable juice- it is nearly impossible to eat all of the raw vegetables. However, by juicing a variety of raw vegetables, you can get enough nutrients in the body to fight off acute infections. This practice is strictly suggested to people with an impaired liver, in liquid form, the vegetable is easier to digest and readily available for absorption.

Potassium-rich foods- are you taking 4,700 milligrams of potassium per day? No? It’s a high time to load up potassium rich diet. Such food helps in lowering blood pressure, cholesterol and support a healthy cardiovascular system.

Daily exercise: whether you are overweight or not, daily 30 minutes exercise is vital for a good health. It keeps you in shape and helps in maintaining a healthy body weight.

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