Friday, November 27, 2015

Liver Disease Still Can Be Prevented, Perform From Now (Continued)

Once before, you know some of the conditions that can cause liver disease, here are other conditions that can also lead to liver disease.

Too much vitamin A
Ideal daily requirement of vitamin A is 700-900 micrograms for men and 600-700 micrograms for women. Too much vitamin A in the long run may be at risk for bone loss in old age. Overdose of vitamin A are also at risk of lead toxicity in the liver.

Non-sterile tattooing
Liver disease can be caused by hepatitis C infection that can be caused by using non-sterile tattooing equipment. The virus can be spread through direct contact with blood of an infected person.

Some types of antidepressants was found to harm the liver, although only consumed a few days. This condition is more dangerous in people who had already been impaired in his heart, especially in the elderly group.

Consumption of herbal supplements
The lure of the quality of herbal or natural supplements still does not ensure the safety of the products completely. Most herbal remedies, such as cascara, chaparral, comfrey, kava and ephedra, risk of harm to the liver. Some herbal supplements that claim to improve liver function have not been medically proven.

The good news, liver diseases can still be prevented by improving lifestyle, stop bad habits and replace them with more healthy habits such as:

  • Always maintain ideal body weight.
  • Use a condom during sexual intercourse.
  • Get immunizations to protect yourself from hepatitis B and A.
  • Wise in taking drugs by complying with dose. Consult your doctor if you want to consume herbal supplements along with free drug.
  • Avoid exposure to blood and body fluids of others.
  • Wear a mask, long sleeves and gloves, and make sure your room is ventilated when spraying cleaning fluid, insecticides, or fungicides. Perform the same precautions when using topical or spray paint and other hazardous chemicals.
  • Limiting consumption of liquor.
  • Eat more healthy and fresh food, such as fruits and vegetables. Avoid raw seafood.
  • Because it cannot be preceded by certain symptoms, consult a body to detect possible infected with hepatitis.
  • Based on research, the coffee in the levels of moderation can help reduce the risk of heart disease.

Already sick liver will not be able to return healthy as before. Therefore, you can start protecting the liver to start a healthy lifestyle before it is too late.

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