Tag Archives: liver failure

Non-alcoholic fatty liver, an epidemic

Did you know that non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most frequent cause of chronic liver disease in the US and around the world?  Yes!  It is.  Researchers think that nearly one-third of Americans has this disease.  There is … Continue reading

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Beware of herbals and supplements as these may cause liver problems.

Hepatotoxicity from herbal and dietary supplements is on the rise in the US. Body-building supplements are implicated as the most common cause of liver injury. The symptoms that the patients presented to the doctor with were most often with jaundice … Continue reading

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Ever-present Tylenol. Overdoses are frequent AND dangerous.

Did you know that Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is in more than 600 medicines?  Do you know which of your medicines it is in? Acetaminophen is the most common drug in America.  It is in both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Pain relievers, … Continue reading

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