Tag Archives: Liver

Detox, Toxins and Your Liver – Taking the Mystery Out of Detox

Does anyone know what detox is? Some people do, but there are a lot of misconceptions out there. Just because things are coming out of your body, it doesn’t mean you are detoxing So many so-called detox products have laxatives in them. Taking laxatives, having more bowel movements, having diarrhea and getting ‘cleaned out’ is… Read More »

Turmeric Protects Against Liver Disease in Diabetes and Obesity

As if the yellow curry spice, turmeric does not have enough strings to it incredibly powerful health promoting bow, a new study has shown that its main component, curcumin can protect the liver from damage associated with Type II diabetes and obesity. The incidence of a cirrhosis-like condition called non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is increasing in… Read More »

Chronic Pancreatitis Could Mean Liver and Gallbladder Problems

What should you do after you or a loved one has been discharged from the hospital after an attack of acute pancreatitis? Should you try to get on with your life and pretend the pancreatitis attack didn’t happen? Each year, a large number of people are hospitalized with acute pancreatitis, a sudden and painful swelling… Read More »