The liver can only process or break down a small amount of alcohol each hour. If alcohol is consumed in excess, it can damage liver cells, cause inflammation and fibrosis, and eventually lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer. Avoid drinking alcohol, and if you can’t resist, don’t drink more than two beers a day. Smoking should be avoided. Smoking may cause liver cancer, and certain drugs such as paracetamol can have toxic effects on the liver when combined with smoking.
To maintain a healthy liver, regular exercise is essential. Exercise reduces the stress on the liver and helps prevent obesity.Obesity, especially the abdomen or central obesity, is a major risk factor for developing fatty liver. A balanced diet and regular exercise can help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
High fat and cholesterol levels are common causes of fatty liver. Reduces the number of saturated, trans and hydrogenated fats in the diet. Saturated fats are found in fried foods, lean meats and dairy products. Processed foods contain trans fats and hydrogenated fats. Excessive fat accumulation in the liver can ultimately lead to fatty liver disease. Eat lots of high-fiber foods such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. For protein, choose fish, white meat, beans, and nuts that are high in protein and reduce lean meat intake.
Both types of viral hepatitis can seriously damage liver function, and many patients eventually develop cirrhosis and liver cancer, so be vaccinated against hepatitis A and B. Hepatitis A spreads through contaminated food and water. Avoid eating raw, contaminated seafood and crustaceans. Hepatitis B can be transmitted through sexual contact, contaminated blood, and needles. Safer sex not only prevents sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV, but also hepatitis virus infection. Avoid unnecessarily sharing toothbrushes, razors, needles and other personal care products.
Some of these over-the-counter or prescription drugs contain heavy metals or unknown toxins. They can cause hepatotoxicity and affect or impair normal liver function. Overdose of herbal supplements can cause liver inflammation and can even lead to irreversible liver damage and damage. Once you need to take herbal medicine such Proganic, 馬來西亞高膽固醇中藥利脂寧which means Malaysian high cholesterol herb Lipiodol, you may have to ask doctors for consultation beforehand.
Some over-the-counter diet pills may contain toxins and ingredients that are harmful to the liver, and gasping and fasting that dramatically change weight can put excessive stress on the liver. .Avoid all diets that result in significant weight loss in an unrealistically short time, as these diets are often deficient in essential nutrients and are harmful to the liver. Be careful with diets that are said to have a cleansing and detoxifying effect on the liver. No specific diet has been show