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Green Tea Promotes a Lean Liver

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A recent study was conducted on how green tea impacts a fatty liver. Discover why experts now encourage those living with fatty liver disease to make drinking this beverage a daily ritual.

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The High Infection Risk Associated with Cirrhosis

British researchers reveal medically sound prevention for a common complication of cirrhosis. Discover why supplementing with probiotics can greatly reduce the risk of bacterial infection from ascites.

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Veggies, Liver Health and Hepatitis A

We all know that eating your vegetables is good for you. Unfortunately, they occasionally transmit a hepatitis virus. Especially if already living with liver disease, learn how to reduce this risk so you can benefit from the healthfulness of vegetables.

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Fortifying Yin: Chinese Secrets for Battling Chronic Liver Disease

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In accordance with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), chronic illness – including liver disease – can increasingly drain the body’s supply of yin. Discover what yin is, as well as the signs and symptoms of its depletion, such as dizziness and night sweats. More importantly, learn how you can take an active role in fortifying yin through nutrition, including the most beneficial foods and herbs to consume, and the best ways to prepare the foods.

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The Link Between Liver and Heart Health

Learn about astherosclerosis (a health condition that causes high blood pressure, heart disease and can even contribute to some liver diseases), as well as the study that undoubtedly demonstrates the interconnectivity between liver and heart health. You’ll also discover seven lifestyle choices that are beneficial for liver and heart disease prevention or managing your health while living with one of these conditions – tips that can help prevent and reduce astherosclerosis.

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Liver Health and Osteoporosis

Medical workers have consistently observed a higher percentage of osteoporosis in people with chronic liver disease. By understanding the connection between these two illnesses, anyone can positively influence both liver and bone health by instituting several lifestyle changes.

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Music Helps a Fatty Liver

For individuals living with liver disease, a common goal on December 31st is to leave ill health, failed treatments and poor lifestyle choices behind while greeting the New Year with a healthier liver. New Year’s Eve represents the quintessential time to put this plan into action. By choosing a New Year’s resolution most aligned with your health goals, such as exercising regularly, you can feel good about starting the year with your best foot forward. Research shows that consistent exercise protects against fatty liver disease. Because music helps exercisers adhere to their program, it could be a great help in preventing a fatty liver.

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Staying Healthy Through the Holidays

Despite the havoc this time of year can wreak on the liver, there are four do’s and don’ts that can help keep your liver healthy during this holiday season.

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N-Acetyl Cysteine Reduces Flu Symptoms

In addition to the research clearly demonstrating this supplement’s ability to battle the flu, N-Acetyl Cysteine has several properties that make it a must have in your arsenal for staying healthy this winter.

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Financial Worries Create More Issues with Liver Disease

Worrying about our economy could intensify physical woes for people with liver disease. Until the American dollar rises, Traditional Chinese Medicine may help relieve your worry-related symptoms.

Conquering Insomnia

Sleep is important to your health and plays a significant role in fighting liver disease. Find out five common reasons why people with a compromised liver are susceptible to insomnia. Also, learn how alcohol affects sleep as well as seven liver-friendly tips for conquering insomnia.

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Help Your Skin Assist Your Liver

Your skin’s absorption of toxic chemicals is not the only way it can make your liver’s job even harder. By clogging the pores, products commonly advertised to moisturize the skin may actually increase the toxic load on your liver.

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Can Milk Thistle Help Your Pet?

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While many know of milk thistle’s ability to support their liver, few recognize this herb’s usefulness in their pet’s health.

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An Alternate Approach to Liver-Related Headaches

Although Western medicine may not clearly link the two, headaches can be related to your liver’s health. If a doctor’s prescription has little effect on your head pain, a different tactic may be in order.

How to Choose a Liver Doctor

How to Choose a Liver Doctor

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When choosing a physician regarding the health of your liver, you’ll find many doctors possess different levels of training and offer various areas of expertise and medical approaches. As a patient, you will be making a number of important decisions together with your doctor, and you can help ensure a positive experience by matching your own goals and priorities with those of your chosen physician.

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N-Acetyl Cysteine is a Liver’s Ally

Glutathione is a powerful antioxidant that helps the body defend against toxicity, and it is most needed by those living with chronic liver disease. Because the stress of chronic liver disease also depletes this valuable antioxidant, learn why supplementing with one of its precursors helps defend against future liver damage.

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Chemicals and Indoor Air Pollution – Is Your Liver at Risk?

Do you know about the connection between common household chemicals, indoor air pollution and your liver? In this article, you’ll find out more about the major culprits of indoor pollution, safer alternatives to common household chemicals, better vehicle picks to reduce pollution inside your car and solutions for minimizing pollution’s impact on your liver.

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Fatty Liver Disease May Be an Extension of Heart Disease

While fatty liver is the build-up of excess fat in liver cells, one of its origins lies in the accumulation of fat in the blood vessels outside of the liver. Since fatty liver disease could be due to high blood cholesterol and triglycerides, experts believe it may be an extension of cardiovascular disease.

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Sulfasalazine’s Potential for Reversing Fibrosis

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Investigation into why a liver becomes fibrotic and possibly cirrhotic has led English researchers on a quest to stop this undesirable chain of events. By discovering that sulfasalazine holds promise for reversing scar tissue in the liver, they may have changed the future treatment goals for liver disease.