CategoryLiver Disorders

Cirrhosis of the Liver


Liver cirrhosis is a serious and potentially lethal condition which causes liver inflammation and related symptoms. This inflammation is caused by the replacement of liver tissue with fibrosis and scar tissue. Ultimately this leads to loss of liver function which will have dire consequences for the patient. There are many different causes of Cirrhosis and these include alcoholism, fatty liver...

How to Avoid Hepatitis While Traveling Abroad


Thanks to modern hygiene and vaccinations, our chances of contracting hepatitis in the Western World happily have fallen sharply over recent years to the point where it is no longer something we need to worry particularly about. Hepatitis is a serious condition and one that we still need to be vigilant against. In particular we need to be careful when traveling abroad where the chances of...

Hepatitis C Transmission – How People Get Hepatitis C


Hepatitis C is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV) which affects the liver. The condition is sometimes asymptomatic meaning that there are no clear signs of its presence, but can cause a range of problems such as fibrosis (the scarring of the liver) and cirrhosis (advanced scarring). This can lead to liver failure, liver cancer and gastric varices or esophageal varices...

Diet for a Damaged Liver


After being diagnosed with liver disease, most people almost immediately question whether or not there is any special diet they should be on. Actually, there isn’t any one diet for a damaged liver because there are various types of liver disease and each type requires a different treatment to some extent. While a healthy diet can help the liver to function better, there may not be a diet for a...

How to Recognize the Symptoms of Liver Disease


The liver is said to be the largest body organ. Needless to say, it facilitates several bodily functions that range from immunization to reproduction. You would be surprised to learn that one in every ten American is a victim of some sort of liver disease. Ironically, most of them are not aware of their problem. Today, there are many ways to recognize the symptoms of liver disease. Let’s have a...

Foods That Heal and Clean the Liver


We all know how to damage the liver – drink large quantities of alcohol – and a lot of us are very good at this (in fact it would be no exaggeration to say the vast majority of us are very good at this). The question is though, is there any way to undo this damage, or to at least moderate it? This is an important question as a healthy liver can help to tackle a range of serious illnesses and also...

Process of Dying of Liver Cirrhosis


Liver cirrhosis is a disease characterized by liver inflammation, which can have lethal effects on a person’s health. We all know that liver plays a great role in several bodily functions. Victims may have a hard time keeping up with their health as liver functions are brought to a standstill. As such, there are different factors that can lead to this condition. Alcohol abuse is cited as the main...

What Causes a Congested Liver?


Liver is one of the most vital organ of our body and also the most hard working body organ. The main feature related to any liver disease is tiredness. The main function of the liver is to remove toxins from the body, which can include varied chemical as well as physiological substances. When the liver is overloaded with work then it can face problems in clearing toxins from your body, which...

Explaining Sclerosis of the Liver


When the liver becomes damaged and the scar tissue works to repair the lesions and laceration of this very important organ a condition known as sclerosis of the liver can occur. This is also known as cirrhosis, a more common name for the same disease. Scar tissue is far more coarse than the healthy tissue of a liver and it doesn’t perform the same function either. As a result a very bad...

Liver Foods That Make Your Liver Strong


Most people don’t think about what foods are good for keeping their liver strong. But, if you have been discovering and using a diet that is good for your overall health, then, most likely you are helping your liver. So here again is a list of healthy eating that will result in a strong useful liver. Oils – Use mostly olive oil for your food preparation. This oil can be heated to a...

Rudy Silva

Rudy Silva

Rudy Silva has a degree in Physics from the San Jose State University and is a Nutritional Consultant, a graduate from the Bauman College of Holistic Nutrition.

For the last seventeen years, he has been helping people understand nutrition and teaching them what to eat for good health. He's author of over 40 e-books on natural remedies.

He now lives in the Surigao City in the Philippines where he works with a group of computer assistance in creating and writing natural remedies e-book and paperback books for Kindle and other online stores.

His concentration is in finding and using natural remedies that help to reduce or eliminate pain and inflammation and give good health. He is also a nutritionist that helps people in the Philippines gain better health.

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