Liver disease is categorized both by the cause and the effect it has on the liver. Causes may take in infection, injury, exposure to drugs or toxic compounds, an autoimmune process, or a genetic defect. These causes can lead to hepatitis, cirrhosis, stones that develop and form blockages, fatty liver, and in rare instances liver cancer. Genetic defects can prevent vital liver function and lead to the deposition and build-up of damaging substances such as iron or copper.
Liver disease is a broad term that covers all the potential problems that may occur to cause the liver to fail to perform its chosen functions. Usually, more than 75% or three quarters of liver tissue needs to be affected before decrease in function occurs.
Symptoms of Liver Disease: -
• See if the patient has discoloration of skin. The skin and eyes acquire a yellowish tinge and the urine turns dark yellow. It is called jaundice and this is considered to be the primary sign of liver disease. • Check for light colored stools as it indicates the beginning of liver disorder. A liver patient may also complain of irritable bowels or irregular bowel movements. • Find out if there is distended abdomen. Swelling under the right lower ribs is a common complaint of liver patients. It can put severe pressure on the diaphragm that results in painful breathing. • Examine the shape and appearance of the nails. Curved and whitish look of nails also suggests a liver problem. • Notice nose bleeding and easy bruises as it shows liver abnormality and deficiency of proteins. • Frequent headaches, dizziness, spasms, irritability, depression and so on are also indicative of liver problem.
Liver Disease Treatment: -
• Add a little salt and some roasted cumin seeds to a glass of buttermilk. Drink this early in the morning. This will keep your liver healthy and protects it from disorders. • Decrease fat intake by 20-30 grams per day as in liver damage, bile secretion and digestion is affected that hinders the fat absorption. • Fatty liver, also known as statuses, is an accumulation of fat in the liver that typically does not cause liver damage. • Take small meals as they are easily digested and create less trouble for liver functioning. Do not eat deep fried refined flour products as they harm your liver and its functioning. • For liver problem, detoxification of the liver is necessary. This is done by fasting for a day. After that, food that is easy to digest must be taken. Bitter vegetables such as bitter gourd and bitter drumstick must be given. • Keep a white-colored glass bottle filled with water in the sun for 6-8 hours and drink it after cooling. This is a very simple home remedies for liver cirrhosis.
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