STORAGE

It stores important vitamins, energy, and minerals, releasing them in the blood.

SOLDIER

It helps in resisting infections by producing immune factors and removing bacteria from the blood.

PROCESSOR

It converts the food you eat into energy, and produces chemicals your brain and spinal cord needs.

DETOXIFIER

It detoxifies by metabolizing and expelling drugs, alcohol, and environmental toxins from your system.

FACTORY

It produces bile, a substance that helps you digest your food and absorb important nutrients.

The Liver Cell Membrane is made up of Phospholipids 3-5

Essential phospholipids or EPLs are the building blocks of the liver cell membrane.

Damage in the Cell Membrane 6

A healthy cell membrane may be represented by a new brick wall.

A damaged cell membrane may be represented by a battered brick wall.

Beware of Liver Diseases 7-14

Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Fatty liver among patients who consume little or no alcohol.

What are the symptoms?

Non-alcoholic fatty disease usually has no physical manifestations. When it does, it may include:

Fatigue
Pain in the upper right abdomen
Enlarged stomach

Who are at risk?

Obese people
People who take multiple medications
01. Insulin Resistance
02. Diabetes
03. High Cholesterol
04. High Blood Pressure
05. Malnutrition
06. Hepatitis

Liver Injury due to Drugs

Injury to the liver caused by long-term medication.

What are the symptoms?

Elderly people
Women
People who take multiple medications

Alcoholic Liver Disease

Common complication of excessive alcohol intake.

What are the symptoms?

01. Abdominal pain
02. Diarrhea
03. Ascites
04. Bleeding in the stomach and intestines
Jaundice (Yellow eyes or skin)
Vomiting

Who are at risk?

Alcoholic Drinkers
Women
Obese people

Hepatitis

Inflammation of the liver caused by hepatitis virus A,B,C,D, and E

What are the symptoms?

Jaundice (Yellow eyes or skin)
Abdominal pain
Extreme Fatigue