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Asbestos Symptoms: Have You Been Exposed to Asbestos?

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Asbestos Cancer is also known as Mesothelioma. It is caused by long term exposure to asbestos. That’s why it is called asbestos cancer. You are probably wondering how being around asbestos can cause cancer. Does asbestos give off harmful fumes? No, asbestos does not give off any fumes but it is a unique mineral material that disintegrates into minute dust that can be inhaled.

When it is either eaten along with food or inhaled, it won’t digest or degrade and the body cannot expel it. As time goes on, it will cause inflammation and genetic changes that can lead to cancer. When you mistakenly inhale it once, the problem may not manifest. It is long term exposure that usually leads to asbestos cancer as it will accumulate in the body. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), this condition causes about half of all occupational cancer deaths all over the world.

Like all other ailments, when asbestos cancer is detected early, it is usually easier and cheaper to treat. This is why this article discusses some asbestos cancer symptoms. So, here are some symptoms to watch out for.

1.Clogged throat
When you persistently feel like your throat is blocked and you have to clear it every now and then, it could be a sign of something more serious. In addition, it may also be difficult for you to swallow your food. There are several things that can block the throat but it often fizzles out. If there is no improvement after a couple of days, it may be a symptom of asbestos cancer.

2.Pain during sex
Sudden menstrual changes can cause menstrual pain and pain during sex. The pain usually affects the lower back, abdomen, and the waist and gets worse during sex. It is often accompanied by fatigue. However, it is important to note that asbestos cancer is not the only type of cancer that causes painful sexual intercourse. Ovarian cancer also does.

3.Problem at the abdomen
Watch out for sudden changes in bowel habits like using the restroom more often. It may also be accompanied by constipation or indigestion. Pain and swelling in the abdomen are also not uncommon symptoms of asbestos cancer. But when you observe any of these, do not conclude because they symptoms of ovarian cancer, colon cancer, and stomach cancer as well. A proper screening will help you find out which of them is responsible.

4.Shortness of breath 
At an advanced level, patients of asbestos cancer could also encounter shortness of breath, chest pain and serious cough. If you encounter only one of the three, it may not be cancer but if the three develop about the same time, it is more likely to be symptom of asbestos cancer.

5.Sudden weight loss
Most ailments generally cause weight loss to different degrees but when the sudden loss of weight comes with some of the other symptoms outlined in this article it could be a sign or symptom of mesothelioma. Ensure you get to the root of it.

6.General body weakness

Another condition associated with the patients of the condition in review is general tiredness or weakness. They often wake up tired. This may be because the sickness impacts the quality of their sleep. Unfortunately, the tiredness usually lasts for several days.

7.Night sweating
One condition that some people living with this ailment have reported is night sweating regardless of the room temperature. They sometimes wake in the middle of the night with sweat all over their body even when the atmosphere is cool. However, not all the patients encounter this. 


8.Frequent fever
When asbestos cancer gets to an advanced stage, patients develop frequent fever. It may last for a few days before it disappears only to re-occur after a few days or weeks. The fever weakens them even more. No matter the fever medications taken, it will go and still come back.

9.General loss of appetite
Many of the patients find it difficult to eat. They only force themselves to eat and do not generally eat as much as they should. While some people believe that mesothelioma or asbestos cancer is the cause of the loss of appetite, others believe that the cause is the frequent fever. 

10.Anemia

This medical condition is characterized by inadequate red blood cells or dysfunction red blood cells in the blood. This reduces the amount of oxygen that gets to the organs in the body. It is a major condition on its own but patients of asbestos cancer often develop it.

It is not advisable to conclude on your own because the symptoms outlined above can be caused by other conditions. You need to go for proper screening. More importantly, early detection is important for cancer treatment. The patients will have higher chances of survival when it is detected and treated early.

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Stay Away From These 11 Deadly Foods That Could Cause Cancer

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You may know that optimal health starts in the kitchen, and but did you know that diet is at the heart of many cancers?

In fact, up to 70% of cancers are thought to be preventable through diet. The other 30% has to do with genetics and environmental factors that you can’t control.

Still, those are solid odds to encourage better eating! Stick with us for all the foods you would do best to avoid in order to minimize your chances of ever developing cancer.

At the end, we’ll show you an easy way to determine what stuff is actually good to eat.

11. Canned Products

Canned food tends to contain really high levels of salt and/or sugar, but that’s not the main reason it is bad for you. It’s actually the cans that contain the food.

They are often lined with the dangerous chemical BPA, which is a known hormone disrupter that has also been linked to cancer. BPA will leech into whatever food comes in contact with it, especially things that are naturally acidic, such as tomatoes.

Eat your produce fresh or frozen instead, or only buy canned products that are labeled as BPA-free.

10. Soda Pop

We are not telling you anything you don’t already know when we say that soda is bad for you. Sugar is necessary in small amounts, but is also cancer cells’ favorite food, and sodas contain enough to choke a horse.

It also has no redeeming nutritional value and puts you at greater risk of cancer due to the artificial chemicals and colorings that are added. If it’s a caffeine energy boost you need, a much healthier option is lightly sweetened tea or coffee, both of which have anti-cancer properties.

To get the bubbles in soda without the negative health consequences, buy carbonated water and add a touch of citrus juice for flavor.

9. Potato Chips

Chips aren’t healthy because they contain a lot of salt and saturated fat which is overwhelming to your body’s digestive system.

The reason they increase your cancer risk is something called acrylamide, a carcinogenic chemical that occurs anytime food is cooked to a high temperature.

Frying potatoes produces a lot of it, but it’s also the reason why health experts advise against charring your meat during cooking. Acrylamide is also found in cigarettes and is part of the reason they are so deadly.

8. Smoked And Processed Meats

Red meat in general should be limited due to its high fat content, but any meat that has been processed is best avoided almost entirely. That won’t be easy because a lot of tasty products are on the list, including bacon, lunch meat, sausage, jerky, and smoked barbeque.

A lot of these foods are preserved using nitrates and nitrites, which are linked to cancer. And even though smoking is an age-old technique for preserving food, it causes meat to take on tar in the process. It’s bad in cigarettes and just as dangerous in food.

7. Farmed Salmon

You may be wondering what is left that you can eat, especially in terms of protein, but rest assured that fish can still be a very healthy choice. Naturally lean, it contains high levels of the healthy omega-3 fatty acids that your body really needs.

Unfortunately, farmed salmon live an overcrowded, high stress life and are fed an unnatural diet full of antibiotics and cancer-causing chemicals. As a result, their meat is high in PCBs, dioxins, and mercury – all dangerous stuff for humans to consume.

However, wild sockeye salmon is a whole different story, and a great meal choice if you can find it at the grocery store.

6. Microwave Popcorn

Much like canned foods, the problem with microwave popcorn is the way it is stored. Most microwave bags are lined with a product called PFOA, which has been linked to the occurrence of pancreas, kidney, liver, bladder, and testicular cancer.

When you pop the corn in the microwave, PFOA coats the finished product right along with the artificial trans fat “butter”. Popcorn itself can be a healthy snack, however, if you use an air popper and then toss it with a little bit of garlic-infused olive oil or a flavorful dried herb mix.

5. White Flour

Whole grains are very healthy, but the processing that creates refined white flourcompletely strips away the value. White flour is also given its color by a blast of chlorine gas, not something you want to be eating.

Besides being nutritionally void, white flour has an extremely high glycemic index, which means that it breaks down into sugar in the body, spiking blood glucose and insulin levels along with it. This state in the body is thought to feed cancer cells. Try to stick to baked goods that use whole grain flours.

4. High Fructose Corn Syrup

High fructose corn syrup is dangerous because, even though it comes from natural corn, the sweetness is highly concentrated. Foods that contain it are likely to put your blood sugar through the roof and create the perfect environment for cancer cells to thrive.

It is not thought to cause cancer directly, but it’s dangerous to create conditions in your body that are ideal for cancer to grow. Avoiding packaged foods and cooking at home is the best way to avoid high fructose corn syrup all together.

3. Alcohol

Excess alcohol consumption is bad for you for lots of reasons. Drinking to excess makes your liver and kidneys work extra hard, not to mention triggers a whole host of bad decisions from your stupefied brain.

Studies also indicate that consuming too much alcohol puts you at greater risk for cancer of the mouth, esophagus, liver, colon, and rectum. How much is too much? In general, one drink per day for women and two for men is considered safe, but there’s no real health benefit to drinking at all. Red wine does contain some heart healthy resveratrol, but so do red grapes.Advertisement

2. Pickled Foods

Pickling is another form of processing that adds nitrates or nitrites, salt, and artificial coloring to food. In much the same way that too much alcohol can cause cancer in the parts of the body it touches directly, pickled foods are linked to cancer of the digestive track, especially the stomach and colon.

If you really love pickles, take the time to make them at home so that you can control the level of salt and avoid artificial pickling solutions.

1. Hydrogenated Oils

You might think that oil from vegetables ought to be healthy, but this is another case where processing of natural products makes them dangerous. Oil cannot be extracted from whole vegetables naturally, so they undergo a chemical extraction process.

Then, the oil is colored and the natural scent is removed to make the finished product look appealing. This chemical process is what makes the oil hydrogenated.

It is found in many processed foods, added for texture and to preserve them, but hydrogenated oils affect the cells’ structure and flexibility, upping the chance for cancer to develop.

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10 Early Warning Signs For Ovarian Cancer You Shouldn’t Ignore

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There’s a cancer known as the “silent killer” because symptoms are often so subtle; they just seem like routine or common annoyances. That cancer is ovarian cancer.  The difference between the routine annoyances and those of ovarian cancer is that they will continue most days and not go away. And by the time the symptoms begin to be considered an issue; the cancer has frequently spread and it’s progression is substantial and very difficult to treat.

However, there are some early signs or warning signals that can help you in making an assessment.  Remember though that these signs must be looked at in combination with each other and with the assistance of trained medical personnel if you notice a pattern.

Ovarian cancer is only found early enough to be treatable in only approximately 20 percent of the known cases of ovarian cancers.  That makes getting the word out about these ovarian cancer symptoms critical to help stop the march of this silent killer of women…..

1- Loss of Appetite

Ovarian cancer is known to cause an abrupt loss of appetite that’s normally out of character for the person affected. This is because the cancer impacts metabolism—or the breakdown of food into energy that fuels the body.


There’s a cancer known as the “silent killer” because symptoms are often so subtle; they just seem like routine or common annoyances. That cancer is ovarian cancer.  The difference between the routine annoyances and those of ovarian cancer is that they will continue most days and not go away. And by the time the symptoms begin to be considered an issue; the cancer has frequently spread and it’s progression is substantial and very difficult to treat.

However, there are some early signs or warning signals that can help you in making an assessment.  Remember though that these signs must be looked at in combination with each other and with the assistance of trained medical personnel if you notice a pattern.

Ovarian cancer is only found early enough to be treatable in only approximately 20 percent of the known cases of ovarian cancers.  That makes getting the word out about these ovarian cancer symptoms critical to help stop the march of this silent killer of women…..

2- Urinary Frequency

Urinary problems, such as being overwhelmed by a sudden urge to urinate as well as peeing more often than usual is a sign of ovarian cancer—this can include bouts of incontinence (complete loss of bladder control before you can get to a bathroom) that will gradually worsen over a few weeks.

There’s a cancer known as the “silent killer” because symptoms are often so subtle; they just seem like routine or common annoyances. That cancer is ovarian cancer.  The difference between the routine annoyances and those of ovarian cancer is that they will continue most days and not go away. And by the time the symptoms begin to be considered an issue; the cancer has frequently spread and it’s progression is substantial and very difficult to treat.

However, there are some early signs or warning signals that can help you in making an assessment.  Remember though that these signs must be looked at in combination with each other and with the assistance of trained medical personnel if you notice a pattern.

Ovarian cancer is only found early enough to be treatable in only approximately 20 percent of the known cases of ovarian cancers.  That makes getting the word out about these ovarian cancer symptoms critical to help stop the march of this silent killer of women…..

3- Abdominal Pain

Pain in the pelvic area or belly that feels very different from normal indigestion and menstrual problems (i.e., cramps) is indicative of ovarian cancer. Most patients complained of abdominal pain that persisted for longer than 2 weeks, and wasn’t associated with their period, diarrhea, or the stomach flu.

There’s a cancer known as the “silent killer” because symptoms are often so subtle; they just seem like routine or common annoyances. That cancer is ovarian cancer.  The difference between the routine annoyances and those of ovarian cancer is that they will continue most days and not go away. And by the time the symptoms begin to be considered an issue; the cancer has frequently spread and it’s progression is substantial and very difficult to treat.

However, there are some early signs or warning signals that can help you in making an assessment.  Remember though that these signs must be looked at in combination with each other and with the assistance of trained medical personnel if you notice a pattern.

Ovarian cancer is only found early enough to be treatable in only approximately 20 percent of the known cases of ovarian cancers.  That makes getting the word out about these ovarian cancer symptoms critical to help stop the march of this silent killer of women…..

4- Feeling Full Quickly

In the more advanced stages of ovarian cancer, the cancer tumor itself can sit on the surface of the stomach, on the omentum (the fold in the abdominal cavity that connects the stomach to other organs), or on the intestines, causing a patient to feel full very quickly (a condition known as “early satiety”) when they eat.

There’s a cancer known as the “silent killer” because symptoms are often so subtle; they just seem like routine or common annoyances. That cancer is ovarian cancer.  The difference between the routine annoyances and those of ovarian cancer is that they will continue most days and not go away. And by the time the symptoms begin to be considered an issue; the cancer has frequently spread and it’s progression is substantial and very difficult to treat.

However, there are some early signs or warning signals that can help you in making an assessment.  Remember though that these signs must be looked at in combination with each other and with the assistance of trained medical personnel if you notice a pattern.

Ovarian cancer is only found early enough to be treatable in only approximately 20 percent of the known cases of ovarian cancers.  That makes getting the word out about these ovarian cancer symptoms critical to help stop the march of this silent killer of women…..

5- Indigestion

Persistent indigestion, gas, nausea, or other gastro-intestinal issues, like heartburn, are quite common and occur persistently for some people that have ovarian cancer.  Like the other symptoms of ovarian cancer, this is just one to be considered if you have others as well

There’s a cancer known as the “silent killer” because symptoms are often so subtle; they just seem like routine or common annoyances. That cancer is ovarian cancer.  The difference between the routine annoyances and those of ovarian cancer is that they will continue most days and not go away. And by the time the symptoms begin to be considered an issue; the cancer has frequently spread and it’s progression is substantial and very difficult to treat.

However, there are some early signs or warning signals that can help you in making an assessment.  Remember though that these signs must be looked at in combination with each other and with the assistance of trained medical personnel if you notice a pattern.

Ovarian cancer is only found early enough to be treatable in only approximately 20 percent of the known cases of ovarian cancers.  That makes getting the word out about these ovarian cancer symptoms critical to help stop the march of this silent killer of women…..

6- Bloating

Frequent bloating or gas pain in your belly or pelvis that doesn’t go away is another symptom of ovarian cancer. For instance, if your abdominals bloat so much that your clothes fit tighter around your waist so suddenly and without diet or activity changes—this may be cause for a doctor’s visit.

There’s a cancer known as the “silent killer” because symptoms are often so subtle; they just seem like routine or common annoyances. That cancer is ovarian cancer.  The difference between the routine annoyances and those of ovarian cancer is that they will continue most days and not go away. And by the time the symptoms begin to be considered an issue; the cancer has frequently spread and it’s progression is substantial and very difficult to treat.

However, there are some early signs or warning signals that can help you in making an assessment.  Remember though that these signs must be looked at in combination with each other and with the assistance of trained medical personnel if you notice a pattern.

Ovarian cancer is only found early enough to be treatable in only approximately 20 percent of the known cases of ovarian cancers.  That makes getting the word out about these ovarian cancer symptoms critical to help stop the march of this silent killer of women…..

7- Lower Back Pain

A persistent, achy, dull pain in the lower back is a common sign of ovarian cancer. Many women patients equate the feeling with labor pain.

There’s a cancer known as the “silent killer” because symptoms are often so subtle; they just seem like routine or common annoyances. That cancer is ovarian cancer.  The difference between the routine annoyances and those of ovarian cancer is that they will continue most days and not go away. And by the time the symptoms begin to be considered an issue; the cancer has frequently spread and it’s progression is substantial and very difficult to treat.

However, there are some early signs or warning signals that can help you in making an assessment.  Remember though that these signs must be looked at in combination with each other and with the assistance of trained medical personnel if you notice a pattern.

Ovarian cancer is only found early enough to be treatable in only approximately 20 percent of the known cases of ovarian cancers.  That makes getting the word out about these ovarian cancer symptoms critical to help stop the march of this silent killer of women…..

8- Altering Constipation and Diarrhea

Changes in bowel habits, such as constipation and diarrhea, will often go hand in hand with ovarian cancer. This occurs when an ovarian tumor swells and puts pressure on the stomach, bowel, and bladder.

There’s a cancer known as the “silent killer” because symptoms are often so subtle; they just seem like routine or common annoyances. That cancer is ovarian cancer.  The difference between the routine annoyances and those of ovarian cancer is that they will continue most days and not go away. And by the time the symptoms begin to be considered an issue; the cancer has frequently spread and it’s progression is substantial and very difficult to treat.

However, there are some early signs or warning signals that can help you in making an assessment.  Remember though that these signs must be looked at in combination with each other and with the assistance of trained medical personnel if you notice a pattern.

Ovarian cancer is only found early enough to be treatable in only approximately 20 percent of the known cases of ovarian cancers.  That makes getting the word out about these ovarian cancer symptoms critical to help stop the march of this silent killer of women…..

9- Sudden Weight Loss

Shedding 10 or more pounds without even dieting or exercising is common to ovarian cancer patients in the early stage.  Even though you might consider it a welcome occurrence, this rapid and unexplained weight loss should be reported to your physician immediately.

There’s a cancer known as the “silent killer” because symptoms are often so subtle; they just seem like routine or common annoyances. That cancer is ovarian cancer.  The difference between the routine annoyances and those of ovarian cancer is that they will continue most days and not go away. And by the time the symptoms begin to be considered an issue; the cancer has frequently spread and it’s progression is substantial and very difficult to treat.

However, there are some early signs or warning signals that can help you in making an assessment.  Remember though that these signs must be looked at in combination with each other and with the assistance of trained medical personnel if you notice a pattern.

Ovarian cancer is only found early enough to be treatable in only approximately 20 percent of the known cases of ovarian cancers.  That makes getting the word out about these ovarian cancer symptoms critical to help stop the march of this silent killer of women…..

10- Vaginal Bleeding

A lesser known early warning sign, one that has only been noted in approximately 1 quarter of ovarian cancer patients, was spotting or irregular vaginal bleeding outside of the regular menstrual cycle. Other vaginal abnormalities may include the sudden development of sores or blister in the vaginal area, changes in skin color, or thick discharge.

Ovarian Cancer Signs

Taking steps to speak with your doctor and get a check up if you notice several of these signs is the best preventive step that you can take for your own health care.  Each of these ovarian cancer symptoms could be signs of other health issues but it’s when you notice a few of them at the same time that you might want to speak with your doctor.

Together, the two of you, can create a plan to determine the cause of your health issues and take the steps needed to solve it!

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8 Early Signs of Colon Cancer You Should Know Now

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Colon cancer (also called viscus cancer and body part cancer ) is that the third commonest cancer
within the world and affects virtually as many ladies as men. As its name suggests, internal organ|body part} cancer is created within the colon or body part of the body that is that the last a part of the massive intestine.
Colon cancer awareness:
The sickness usually develops in silence, while not inflicting any explicit symptoms. The goal of body part cancer awareness campaigns is to extend awareness and scale back the stigma coupled to the symptoms and body part cancer info. As a result, carcinoma cases are being diagnosed earlier at a stage once the carcinoma treatment choices are more practical.
Colon cancer treatment options:

According to cancer centers of America, carcinoma treatment choices rely on the patient’s age, general health the stage, the biology and therefore the behavior of cancer. In general, carcinoma treatments embrace Surgery, actinotherapy, therapy, therapy, and Targeted medical care. Here are eight Of the foremost Common Early Signs of carcinoma in Adults :

1. Presence of blood within the stool:

The presence of blood within the stool reflects the presence of viscous membrane pain once the cancerous lesion extends and touches a little vessel. Its color is sometimes read as a result of the blood doesn’t have time to be absolutely digestible by the duct, however, will still be a lot of or less dark. Sometimes the hemorrhage is therefore tiny that it’s unattainable to differentiate it with the optic. Consult a specialist for AN correct identification.

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[LOOK] 20 Warning Signs of Liver Damage to Never Ignore

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Your liver does a lot for your health. As one of the body’s largest organs, it’s responsible for metabolic functions like converting nutrients from your diet so your body can use them and making sure toxic substances are flushed out before they cause any harm, according to the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care. When your liver is in trouble, though, there are a handful of ways it lets you know—and here are 20 signs of liver damage to watch out for. And, as these signs of liver problems commonly stem from excess alcohol consumption, you may want to consider taking our test to see if your boozing habits are healthy or not.

1- You Have Super-Itchy Skin

Primary biliary cholangitis — a chronic disease that destroys the bile ducts in your liver — doesn’t typically have super-noticeable symptoms, but one early sign is experiencing itchy skin. Sure, your skin might just be dry, but if it’s becoming a regular thing, it might be worth getting checked out — especially because itchy skin is also an indicator of cirrhosis of the liver.

2- Your Skin or Eyes Are Turning Yellow

Seeing the whites of your eyes start to turn yellow — or experiencing yellowing of your skin — can be incredibly scary, but it has a solid explanation: it’s called jaundice, it’s due to a high level of bilirubin in the body, which is a yellowish pigment that’s secreted by the liver. If you do notice the discoloration, it could be from many different signs of liver damage, from cirrhosis to hepatitis B.

3- Your Palms Are Red :

3- Your Palms Are Red :

Speaking of red flags, do you suddenly have red palms for no reason? It could be due to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a condition that involves too much fat being stored in liver cells that affects people who barely drink — or totally avoid! — alcohol.

4- Your Memory Has Gotten Worse

4- Your Memory Has Gotten Worse

Forgetting where you left your car keys is one thing, but if your memory has gotten much worse lately, there might be a reason for that. When you’re experiencing liver failure, your organ can’t properly remove toxins from the blood, and that can result in them building up in the brain — aka hepatic encephalopathy. Unfortunately, one of the results of that is memory loss.

5- You’re Always Tired :

5- You’re Always Tired

Feeling really tired lately, no matter what you do? Liver disease might be to blame. One of the most incredibly common signs of liver damage is chronic fatigue, which according to a 2006 study published in the Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, could occur due to changes in neurotransmission within the brain.

6- Your Appetite Has Disappeared

You used to chow down like you were in a food competition, and now you’re never hungry. So what gives? Another one of the most common signs of liver damage is a loss of appetite, making your non-existent hunger pangs something to be weary of.

7- Your Sleep Schedule Is Out of Whack

There are many things that can disturb your sleep pattern, but a 2012 study published in the Canadian Journal of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis found one possible culprit is liver cirrhosis, which can make it especially hard to get a good night’s rest — even if you’re counting sleep like it’s your job. If it turns out your liver’s fine and you’re still having trouble nodding off.

8- Your Personality Is Changing

Experiencing changes to your personality can be scary — and sometimes it might be others that notice before you do. Just like how hepatic encephalopathy can cause memory loss, all those toxins building up in your brain can also decrease mental function, causing you to not act like yourself. And for more health issues to keep an eye out for,

9- You Bruise Really Easily

As you get older, your body can start to bruise more easily due to your skin getting thinner. If there’s really no explanation for why more marks are showing up on your body, though (meaning you’re relatively young), it might be one of the signs of liver damage. Live disease can also make it a more frequent occurrence.

10- You Have Swollen Legs and Ankles

Liver disease can be caused by everything from alcohol use to obesity, and one common warning sign is something you probably wouldn’t expect: swelling in your legs and ankles. If you’re experiencing the puffiness and aren’t sure why, a visit to your doc might be in order to make sure it’s not something serious.

11- You Feel Confused

Unfortunately, the hepatic encephalopathy caused by liver failure can also mess with your ability to understand things. This can result in you feeling confused about things that wouldn’t normally confuse you.

12- You’re Having Body Pains

You haven’t been working out more than usual, so what gives with all your body pain? One possible reason is primary biliary cholangitis, which aside from causing itchy skin can also lead to bone, muscle, or joint pain.

13- You’re Losing Weight

While suddenly gaining weight can be one of the signs of liver damage, losing weight can be a symptom, too. Seeing the number drop on the scale isn’t just a sign of liver cirrhosis — it’s also a red flag of hepatitis C, a viral infection that leads to the inflammation of the liver.

14- You Feel Really Bloated

If your bloating can’t be blamed on a big meal, it might be due to the buildup of fluid in the abdomen, which is known as ascites. Since abdominal swelling is one of the warning signs of liver damage, it’s a good idea to make a doctor’s appointment, just in case.

15- Your Urine Is Dark

Seeing dark urine in the toilet after going to the bathroom can be a total shocker — and it’s also one of the tell-tail signs of liver damage. While bilirubin is responsible for the yellowing of the eyes or skin, it can also change the color or your pee due to being excreted through the kidneys.

16- You Can’t Concentrate

Let’s be real — everyone has dealt with concentration issues. Sometimes your brain just doesn’t want to work. If you feel like you’re having trouble concentrating regularly, though, that could also be your liver giving you a warning sign that it’s failing.

17- You Have the Chills, All the Time

Have a chronic case of the chills that no amount of cozy blankets can fix? It could be a sign of cholestasis during liver disease, which occurs when the organ’s flow of bile is reduced or has stopped completely.

18- You’ve Gained a Lot of Weight

If you’re suddenly gaining weight out of nowhere, your liver might be to blame. It could be a sign you have liver cirrhosis, a disease that develops slowly and replaces healthy liver tissue with scar tissue, blocking blood flow through the liver and inhibiting the organ from working properly.

20- You Have Dry Eyes or a Dry Mouth

There are plenty of different reasons behind experiencing dry eyes or a dry mouth — from your age to the medications you’re taking — but one possible culprit is a lot more serious. Primary biliary cholangitis is known to cause the problem, but luckily it’s an early symptom of the chronic disease. And for more health issues to keep an eye out for. source

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