What are the physical symptoms of liver damage?
Before answering your question, let us know what is liver?
Many people have heard of liver cirrhosis and liver cancer. But few people know what the liver does and why it is so important. This article reveals some interesting facts and information about the so-called ***** human liver, which is often misunderstood.
The largest gland in the body is the liver. It is the second largest ***** in the body after skin. It weighs from 1300 grams to 3000 grams. It is 1/18 of the total body weight in children and 1/50 of the total body weight in adults.
The liver is important for the synthesis of various proteins in the body, glucose storage, metabolism of certain vitamins and carbohydrates, proteins and fats and detoxification of certain unwanted chemicals in the body *****.
The liver is reddish-brown wedge-shaped ***** The right upper quadrant of the abdomen is called the right hypochondrium. It extends into the upper middle quadrant called the epigastrium and into the left upper quadrant called the left hypochondrium.
The liver is anatomically divided into right and left lobes by the falciparum ligament and the ligamentum venosum.
The liver is functionally divided into right and left parts by right and left hepatic vessels.
In addition, the liver is also divided into eight functional lobes by 8 branches of the hepatic artery.
So liver failure is as scary as any big ***** failure. Liver failure occurs when large parts of the liver are damaged beyond repair and the liver can no longer function.
These are the warning signs of liver problems!