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Liver Facts and Hepatitis C

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  One of the first steps in becoming proactive for your liver health is understanding the functions of the liver and what Hepatitis C is.   What is the function of the liver? The liver is a vital organ, meaning you need it in order to sustain life. It’s the second largest organ in your …

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Extrahepatic Manifestations of Hepatitis C: Fibromyalgia by Alan Franciscus/HCV Advocate

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  The Hepatitis C Connection – Fibromyalgia There is a possible association between hepatitis C (HCV) and Fibromyalgia (FM).  Hepatitis C and FM share many symptoms such as fatigue, depression, cognitive issues, muscle and joint pain. The exact association has not been discovered, but many experts believe that HCV may act as a trigger to …

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Mislabeled Dietary Supplements May Cause Liver Damage

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The AASLD (American Association for the Study of Liver Disease) recently reported at this year’s 2017 Liver Meeting, “Mislabeling or omission of ingredients occurs frequently in herbal and dietary supplements, especially among bodybuilding and weight loss products.”   Herbal and dietary supplements that have not gone through vital testing, clinical trial studies and not under …

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