7 Early Symptoms of Liver Damage (And 3 Amazing Liver Detox Recipes)

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Recognizing the early sights of liver issues in a main part of leading a complete health lifestyle. Your lifestyle and health can be compromised without a fully functioning liver. Fortunately your liver can repair itself, so if the problems are found early, and they don’t develop and getting worst, you liver will make fully recover. Because of this you have to be on alert. Below are symptoms of liver issues to search for.

Liver issues can be caused by heredity (i.e. inherited from a family member), toxicity (i.e. because of viruses and chemicals), from a long-term disease (i.e. Cirrhosis), and it will affect the liver until the end of your life.

7 Early Symptoms of Liver Damage (And 3 Amazing Liver Detox Recipes)

The liver is helping the body to digest food, to absorb nutrients, and to get rid of toxic substances. You won’t be able to live without this organ.

Causes for liver damage

Problems with your liver are happening slowly and over many years. The general cause for liver issues is consumption of alcohol on long term. Other causes are:

Many viruses counting many type of hepatitis


Responses to certain medications

Overuse of certain medications

Contact with risky chemicals

Hereditary disorders of iron and copper metabolism

Diseases like liver cancer and fatty liver caused by obesity

Diabetics have an increased risk of liver disease

Smoking can be reason not only for lung cancer, but for liver cancer as well. Some chemotherapy medicaments can damage liver cells. Also having more vitamin A can be cause for liver damage.

7 Early Symptoms of Liver Damage

Dark yellow urine

The damaged liver cannot remove the increased level of the bile pigment in the body.  People may think that this is due to dehydration, but it should not happen if they drink enough fluids.

Swollen Abdomen

Serious progression of liver disease is cirrhosis. It cause fluid build-up in the stomach (this referred to as ascites), as fluid and level of aluminum and proteins in the blood are retained. The patient may appear pregnant because of this. Ascites are caused by many medical disorders, but cirrhosis in the most common. In some cases swelling can be shown in the ankles, as collected fluid is drawn down into the organism because of the gravity.

Diarrhea, constipation or intestinal bleeding

You will notice changes in the bowel movement. Maybe you will have periods of diarrhea or constipation. Also the stool color can be change and to see traces of blood in it.

Acid Reflux

If you have regular attacks of acid reflux with bad digestion, with vomiting or without, than these are warning signs that something is not good and needs to be investigated further.


This is also known as ‘yellowing’ of the skin. The entire body including your fingernails and eyes have a yellow tone. This is caused because of the increasing of the ‘bilirubin’, pigment in the bile. Bile is essential in the digestive process, and it is made in our liver. You will turn your pallor yellow, if your liver have problems with filtering the toxins you consume (through the skin, digestive tract, or the respiratory system) and then bilirubin will accumulate in the bloodstream.

Nausea and vomiting

You may suffer from stomachache, nausea and vomiting due to irritation of the digestive system.

Abdominal pain

Particularlywhere the liver is positioned, under the ribs in the upper right part of the belly.

3 Liver Detox Recipes

1. Liver Boosting Beet Juice:

  • 1 carrot
  • 1 lemon, peeled
  • 1 beet
  • 1 handful parsley

Instructions: Mix all ingredients in the juicer and enjoy drinking the mixture.

2. Deep Green Liver Detox:

  • 2 cups kale
  • 1 cup swiss chard
  • 1/2 lemon, peeled
  • 1 lime, peeled
  • 1/2 cucumber

Instructions: Mix all ingredients in the juicer and enjoy drinking the mixture.

3. Liver Detox Green Smoothie:

  • 1/2 rib celery
  • 1/2 cup dandelion greens (or other bitter green)
  • 1 lemon, peeled
  • 2 oranges, peeled
  • 1/2 cup parsley

Directions: Put the ingredients in the blender and mix until you get smooth drink.

Source: www.healthy-holistic-living.com

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