Posts Tagged ‘disease’

Alcoholism is NOT a disease

I pity Charles Kennedy – but being alcoholic is NOT a disease By Dr Max Pemberton For The Daily Mail Published: 19:15 EST, 5 June 2015 | Updated: 06:29 EST, 6 June 2015 Within the medical profession, the idea that alcoholism is a disease is highly contentious. Above, Charles Kennedy, who died after battling alcoholism…

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Treating Liver Disease

Treating Liver Disease I had to post this. If you read it carefully, this article confirms what I have been saying about TREATING cirrhosis through dietary means rather than being hung out to die. Craig Treating Liver Disease The predisposing cause should be identified and eliminated. Identify and remove any drug or toxin which may…

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Demystifying the liver and it’s diseases

Demystifying the liver and it’s diseases At a glance: Functions of the liver include protein synthesis, detoxification, and metabolic processes. Liver problems are often discovered incidentally through routine laboratory testing or screening blood tests. Liver disease can have either an infectious or noninfectious etiology, such as hepatitis, nonalcoholic fatty liver disorders, and drug-induced injury. Patients…

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Cirrhosis From Wikipedia

Cirrhosis Cirrhosis is a consequence of chronic liver disease characterized by replacement of liver tissue by fibrous scar tissue as well as regenerative nodules (lumps that occur as a result of a process in which damaged tissue is regenerated), leading to progressive loss of liver function. Cirrhosis is most commonly caused by alcoholism, hepatitis B…

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Cirrhosis and Liver Disease with Nutritional and Supplemental Support

Cirrhosis – Nutritional and Supplemental Support The liver is the largest organ in the body, weighing up to 2.5 percent of total lean body mass. Located in the upper right quadrant of the abdomen, the liver varies in size and shape, depending on each person’s anatomy. Its main function is to metabolize substances in the…

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