The liver plays a leading role in cleansing and neutralizing harmful substances that enter the body with food, during normal functioning of this organ, all toxins are processed and pure products enter the intestine, which from the small intestine enters all organs and tissues. If the liver stops functioning normally, a number of problems arise.
- - examination;
- - prescribed treatment;
- - diet;
- - re-examination;
- - operation, if necessary.
With insufficient liver function, there is bitterness in the mouth, heaviness in the right hypochondrium, nausea, constipation, general weakness and malaise due to intoxication of the body with harmful substances. At the slightest suspicion of liver disease, you should immediately consult a gastroenterologist-hepatologist, undergo a full course of examination and receive course therapy.
You will be prescribed an abdominal ultrasound, probing, and general tests. Based on the examinations, a course of treatment will be determined. If the liver is inflamed and because of this there is insufficient formation of bile or its outflow slows down, then antibiotics will be prescribed. In addition to antibiotics, hepatoprotectors, choleretic pharmaceuticals and fees are used. If parasites are found in the liver, which happens not so rarely, then you will be hospitalized and given antiparasitic treatment. This is a whole complex of complex procedures that cannot be performed on an outpatient basis. Sometimes antiparasitic treatment has to be carried out repeatedly.
If stones are found in the gallbladder, then surgical removal will be prescribed, since other methods have not yet been created to get rid of a large amount of dense cholesterol deposits.
For any pathology in the work of the liver, you will be advised to lead a healthy lifestyle, give up alcoholic beverages, eat fractionally and often. The diet should include fruits, vegetables, dairy products, lean meats. All food should be eaten boiled. You will need to exclude from the diet fatty foods, fried, semi-finished products, sausages, preservatives, everything spicy and salty.
Most often, liver diseases are chronic, therefore, a diet and supportive therapy will have to be followed throughout life. Regularly pass, re-examinations and follow all the doctor's recommendations.