Do Not Ignore The Early Signs Of Liver Diseases

Inside this wonderful human body, there are many essential functions performed by the liver. Untreated liver disease can even result in permanent loss of liver functions. You will be able to put a check on the progression of this condition on time with better knowledge about symptoms and signs of liver diseases.

How important are the roles of liver?

Liver performs some of the major functions in human body. The first function of the liver is bile juice production. The small intestine is able to break down and absorb cholesterol, some vitamins and fats with the help of this bile juice. Liver also accumulates vitamins and essential minerals and breaksdown protein for absorption. Similar to these, liver has several other essential functions. Therefore, it is significant to ensure you have a healthy liver.

Habits harmful for health of Liver.

Some unhealthy routine habits can result in damage to liver’s health. It is important to avoid these habits which can harm liver. Some of these habits are:
  • Excess alcohol consumption
  • Being overweight
  • Not drinking water in adequate amount
  • Too much consumption of sugar
  • Smoking
  • Being stressed every time
  • Insufficient physical exercise
  • Painkiller consumption in excess

What are the signs of liver diseases?

Some of the routine habits can lead to liver diseases. If poor health of liver is ignored, it can also result in liver damage. Numerous severe diseases are there, that are connected with liver. Here are the signs of liver diseases that can help in preventing their development:

  • Visible yellow colored discoloration of eyes and skin. This is the result of high concentrations of bilirubin in the bloodstream since the liver gets rid of bilirubin.
  • Swelling and pain in abdomen.
  • Intense fatigue is yet another sign of liver disease. A person can suffer from fatigue due to many reasons and therefore this symptom is not easily noticed. The person might feel exhausted throughout the day and cannot perform his/her routine tasks. Liver patients can also have constant feeling of weakness.
  • Poor health of liver may also result in the change of urine color. The color of urine becomes dark.
  • Liver disease patients can also experience frequent vomiting and constant feeling of nausea.
  • Loss of appetite is also experienced by liver disease patients that results in nutritional deficiencies.

Thus, you should take care of your liver if you wish to stay healthy.

Dr. Divaanshu Gupta

Dr. Divaanshu Gupta is a cardiac anaesthesiologist in Manipal Hospital, Jaipur. He has done his M.B.B.S. as well as M.D. Anaesthesia from S.M.S. Medical College. He has a vast experience of working in various critical care units of government as well as corporate hospitals.

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