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Soda and Your Liver

Soda and Your Liver

2 Apr 26th, 2007

According to the American Beverage Association, nearly 30 percent of the total beverages consumed in 2005 were carbonated soft drinks, easily making soda America’s most popular drink. Anyone concerned with the health of their liver should read this article to learn why soda should not be their drink of choice.

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18 Little Known Facts About Liver Disease

Mar 26th, 2007

As one of the body’s largest internal organs, the liver affects nearly every physiological process of the body and performs over 500 different chemical functions. Liver disease hampers these functions, putting enormous strain on an individual’s health. Learn to separate the key facts from the many myths surrounding the health of your liver.

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Probiotics Help Support Liver Health

Mar 15th, 2007

An imbalance of the digestive system’s delicate environment may be the underlying cause of many ailments, including fatty liver disease. Healthcare practitioners have long suspected that an abundance of certain intestinal bacteria renders its host vulnerable to disease. Discover how certain probiotics can support the liver by preventing fat accumulation in this crucial organ.

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How Allergies and Chemical Sensitivities Impact Liver Health

2 Feb 21st, 2007

Allergies and chemical sensitivities can be frustrating conditions to live with and potentially dangerous for those with liver concerns. See how allergens and Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS) can hamper liver function, and how those susceptible to their symptoms can best support their liver.

Valentine Treats for the Liver Conscious

Feb 12th, 2007

With Valentine’s Day approaching, there are several factors to consider when giving and receiving the traditional gift of the holiday: chocolate. Discover what types of chocolate you can enjoy while still supporting the health of your liver.

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Sleep Apnea and Your Liver

1 Jan 30th, 2007

According to the National Institutes of Health, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects more than twelve million Americans. Learn what recent medical studies have uncovered about OSA’s association with compromised liver function.

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Mandarin Oranges to Prevent Liver Cancer

2 Jan 18th, 2007

While they have long been recognized as a delicious fruit highly concentrated in vitamin C, new research demonstrates how mandarin oranges can help prevent cancer in those with liver disease. Learn why mandarin oranges should be added to the shopping list of anyone interested in protecting and support their liver.

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Staying Positive with Liver Disease

Jan 11th, 2007

Coping with a condition deemed incurable has a serious impact on your emotional well-being. Receiving a depressing diagnosis by your physician while already experiencing extreme discomfort, pain and fatigue adds to an already challenging situation. Regardless of the stage of your disease or its outlook, learn why there is always room for optimism and hope.

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How Cold Weather Impacts Your Liver

Dec 19th, 2006

For those with liver concerns, the arrival of the winter months must come with an increased awareness of cholesterol levels. Learn what you can do as the temperature drops to help support the health of your liver.

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Liver Transplantation for Hepatitis C Patients

Dec 7th, 2006

In addition to being the reigning cause of chronic liver disease in the United States, Hepatitis C is also the most common reason for liver transplants in this country. A liver transplant is typically performed as a last resort, and is only considered when all other forms of treatment have been unsuccessful. Referred to as […]

Take the Mystery Out of Liver Tests

Take the Mystery Out of Your Liver Tests

4 Nov 6th, 2006

Are you unclear of what your doctor tests to assess the health of your liver? You are not alone. Learn to understand the conclusions drawn from liver function tests so you aren’t left in the dark about your own diagnosis.

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Fatty Liver Disease Remedies

Oct 5th, 2006

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (also referred to as NAFLD) has become the most common liver ailment in American adults. Learn more about three dietary supplements, then when combined with lifestyle changes, can help reverse NAFLD’s effects before it causes permanent liver damage.

Toxic Items for Your Liver

5 Surprisingly Toxic Items to Your Liver

7 Sep 12th, 2006

The liver is responsible for keeping potentially harmful substances that enter our system out of our blood supply. Some of these substances are obvious, while others may be a surprise to even the most health conscious among us. Discover five such items that may be threatening your liver and learn the signs of exposure to them.

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Silybin Lowers Harmful Cholesterol Levels

1 Aug 18th, 2006

The health benefits of milk thistle are largely a result of one of its components: silybin. Learn how this clinically proven liver protector can also help lower the levels of harmful cholesterol.

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Hepatitis Basics

Aug 17th, 2006

Learn the basic facts about the various forms of hepatitis so you can protect and support your liver and make the necessary lifestyle changes to improve your health.

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Esophogeal Varices

Aug 16th, 2006

While not well known, the condition known as a bleeding esophogeal varice poses a very real threat to those suffering from a compromised liver. Learn what makes this condition so dangerous and learn how best to stop the bleeding and restore normal blood circulation.

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The Herbal Remedy Getting Attention

Jul 17th, 2006

Learn more about an herbal remedy that is garnering the attention of the western medical community as a natural alternative in preventing the progression of liver disease.

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Understanding Interferon Therapy

1 Jul 6th, 2006

Being informed leads to the best treatment decisions. If you are a candidate for interferon therapy or simply want to learn more about the most common medical treatment for viral hepatitis, this article can be your introduction to how it works, and more importantly, how effective it is.

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8 Tips for Summer Liver Care

Jul 3rd, 2006

The liver is particularly vulnerable to summer’s excessive heat. Uncover the tips to ensure you’re doing the most for your liver as the mercury continues to rise this season.

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