Tagged as Liver Disease

Research has found that between 90 to 100% of long-term, heavy drinkers may have fatty liver disease. FLD condition may be responsible for 44% of liver disease deaths, making it among the most preventable causes of mortality in the United States. But a new therapy may help balance the odds. What Causes Fatty Liver Disease? - Doctors diagnose fatty liver disease when fat tissue makes up -5% or more-...
November 16, 2020
A likely underdiagnosed disease, -auto-brewery syndrome (ABS)-, could be destroying the livers of many more than we previously thought. This condition occurs in both men and women. While anyone can have ABS, those with diabetes and bowel diseases, such as Crohn’s and short-bowel syndrome, are more susceptible. Obesity may also be a contributing factor. The condition is caused by gut bacteria and can...
March 12, 2020
Gotta' have your java? Coffee is a staple for so many people. You see a coffee shop just about anywhere you go and a home without a coffee maker feels like an alien planet. Some of us might even call it our “life blood.” - Regardless of how much you depend on coffee to wake up, focus on work, or relax after dinner, it’s a major part of an everyday routine for millions of people worldwide. As it turns...
February 11, 2019
While meandering through the vitamins section at a large supermarket not too long ago a man approached me to see if I could  help him find something.  He was looking for "lipoflavonoid," which he said was supposed to help with his "ringing in the ears" problem. Before I volunteered to help him find it, I politely asked who had suggested the stuff to him.  He surprised me by telling me his doctor had...
August 30, 2017
Millions of people have trouble getting their day started without that first cup of coffee. There’s nothing like the smell of coffee to awaken the senses first thing in the morning. As it turns out, coffee might do more for you than just get you up and moving. In fact, according to recent studies, it’s possible that -the health benefits may actually prolong your life. Studies in Favor of Coffee - The...
July 10, 2017
Get to Know the Tylenol Toxicity Warning Signs. Breathing Difficulty, Swelling or Rash, Grey Color Stool, or Yellowing Skin are ALL signs of Tylenol/Acetaminophen toxicity and potential liver failure. Even non-drinkers are at risk. By now you have probably heard that Tylenol (or, more specifically, acetaminophen) can damage the liver. In most cases, damage to the liver is thought to occur because of...
April 16, 2015