Posts Tagged ‘liver’

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Liver Fibrosis Evaluation Methods

Chronic liver disease severity is determined by the liver’s landscape; the more liver cells that are damaged and scarred, the more advanced the liver disease is. Even after an initial diagnosis, the current state of your liver’s tissue is a major factor for predicting prognosis and making ongoing therapeutic decisions. Liver biopsy is the globally…

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The science of alcohol: How does it affect your liver and heart?

The science of alcohol: How does it affect your liver and heart? From the first taste to the long-term effects, Dr Nick Knight explains exactly what alcohol does to your body Wednesday 06 August 2014 Alcohol, the presumed panacea of low confidence, bad days in the office, and social cohesion, has built-up quite the reputation.…

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Dark Urine Could Indicate a Liver Problem

Dark Urine Could Indicate a Liver Problem February 14th, 2014 Urine that is orange, amber or brown might signify liver disease. Know what you can rule out and which other symptoms might point to the same conclusion. Dark Urine Could Indicate a Liver Problem By Nicole Cutler L.Ac. Liver disease is becoming one of the…

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The Importance of Bile Flow and Liver Health

The Importance of Bile Flow and Liver Health January 30th, 2014 Make sure you understand why the production, secretion and flow of bile is essential for maintaining optimal liver health. By Nicole Cutler L.Ac. The liver is an amazing organ, with an estimated 500 functions necessary to sustain life. Of these many roles, the liver…

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The Liver

The Liver The liver is a large, meaty organ that sits on the right side of the belly. Weighing about 3 pounds, the liver is reddish-brown in color and feels rubbery to the touch. Normally you can’t feel the liver, because it’s protected by the rib cage. The liver has two large sections, called the…

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