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Liver Awareness Month

Posted by on October 10th, 2017 Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, General (all entries)


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October is Liver Awareness Month. The liver is the largest organ inside of the body. It has many important functions including digestion, storing energy, and removing poisons. Unfortunately, it may not show symptoms when it is in trouble. However, there are some warning signs, such as jaundice. There are many kinds of liver diseases and conditions. Some are due to viruses, some are inherited, and others are caused by drug and/or alcohol misuse.

To learn more, see the NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases for more information on liver health topics: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/liver-disease and also MedlinePlus https://medlineplus.gov/liverdiseases.html

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