As one of our major organs and vital to our good health…It is important that we help our liver achieve that and don’t clog it up and impede the good work it does to keep us healthy…This post contains all the info you need about liver disease and how we can help ourselves..#recommended read
Last time I looked at the structure and basic function of the liver and in this post I want to cover some of the conditions that can effect this major organ.
Because the liver is such a complex organ there are over 100 diseases that can affect its health.
We tend to associate liver damage with conditions resulting from drinking to much, such as alcoholic hepatitis or the viral infections, Hepatitis A and the more dangerous serum Hepatitis B.
Hep A is transmitted from contaminated food and water, and Hep B from sexual contact, infected needles or contaminated blood products. Some diseases of the liver are hereditary and are usually diagnosed in a baby or young toddler. These include Alagille syndrome, Alpha 1-Antitrypsin deficiency, autoimmune hepatitis, the result of an abnormal immune system at birth, Galactosemia, Wilson’s disease – the abnormal storage of copper – and Haemochromatosis – the abnormal…
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