After your skin, your liver is the second largest organ in your body. Often overlooked, your liver performs a variety of vital tasks.
Here is a checklist to verify if you have any symptoms of liver toxicity. It is the do-everything organ. It helps your body process fats, synthesize proteins, regulate blood clotting factors and remove harmful toxins from blood.
Viruses, drug use—including common drugs like acetaminophen—poisons, and alcohol use can cause liver damage. Fortunately, your liver has the ability to repair itself.
6 Symptoms of liver toxicity
#1 Jaundice (Yellow Skin Discoloration)
Medical research demonstrates that jaundice is one of the first signs of potential liver problems. When jaundice occurs, your liver fails to properly filter your blood of Bilirubin, a pigment in bile that is created in your liver to help with digestive processes.
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So, what do you think happens if Bilirubin is not properly filtered?
Your skin and nails begin to turn yellow and the yellowish color is first noticeable on your palms and the soles of your feet.