9 Symptoms Of Liver Problems And Ways To Protect It

Will you believe me if I tell you that your liver does incredible stuff? Your liver helps you get enough fuel turning food into chemicals so it does affect the whole body.

Did you ever wonder what its symptoms are?

Symptoms of liver problems

1. Pain or discomfort in the upper abdomen

If you experience pain at the top of the abdomen this means that your liver probably does not do its job well. The upper abdomen is a wide area, which spans both flanks and loins on the sides to the center of the body below the breastbone down to the level of the umbilicus.

2. Nausea

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Nausea is the sensation of an urge to vomit. Its symptoms are not painful but very uncomfortable feelings that are felt in the chest, upper abdomen, Nausea can be prolonged. When people have usually meals, which contains a lot of fat. This causes many problems such as nausea and vomiting that occurs since toxins build up in the bloodstream, due to the liver has decreased ability to do its job of filtering out toxins.

3. Skin issues and yellowing of the eyes

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If your liver does not work as it should be. It could. When the blood does contain too much bilirubin, Your liver  filters bilirubin from your blood and uses it to make bile. Therefore, the sclera or the white of the eye turns yellow. Furthermore, if you have a rash it could be a sign of liver issues.

4. Fatigue and weakness

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If you feel exhausted and too tired as usual and you do not know why. No one reply to you about this way but the doctor will. Jaundice is due to the build-up of bilirubin (a bile pigment) in the blood because it can not be processed effectively. The skin may also be itchy for the same reason.

5. Fever

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If you experience fever. The normal temperature is 37 C, but many types of research have proved that +/- 0.2 is still normal since it varies every single hour throughout the day. Fever could cause many problems.

6. Muscle pain

Did you know what the most common causes of muscle pain are?
They are tension, stress, overuse, and minor injuries. This kind of pain is more than often localized, affecting just a few muscles or a small part of your body.

7. Change in color of urine and stool

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Do you notice that when you feel good? When you do not have a liver problem. Not only does the urine’s color gets darker; it ranges from pale yellow to deep amber. In addition, the stool gets lighter. Therefore, you could seek a doctor if this does incredible.

8. Itching of the body

If you have a liver problem, so as it may not neutralize the toxin and you could have an itch that must be scratched. Furthermore, your skin might become itchy; the medical name for itching is pruritus. So Itching is a weird sensation that compels a person to scratch the affected area

9. Bleeding

Many stuff has a huge probability to happen when there is a liver problem but the bleeding has a low probability. It is a rare symptom. There is a national campaign called Stop the Bleed to teach anyone how to stop bleeding.

How to protect your liver

Would you like to know more about how you could protect your liver? so you will never have those problems?

I guess no one does want to have some liver problems that’s why here I am going to show you a little bit how you could protect it before going to the doctor and seeking medical treatments.

We all know that the liver is the largest organ inside the human body, and it is a filter so we need to keep it always safe and we could do that by:

  • Exercise regularly.
  • Eating healthy food such as cottage cheese, honey, fruit and vegetables
  • Drinking coffee
  • Drinking enough water
  • Avoid fatty food
  • Quit smoking and avoid alcohol

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