By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness
March 31, 2017
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- 4 nutrients to unclog your fatty liver
When I first started practicing medicine, I didn’t see a lot of liver disease. When I did run across a case, it usually involved someone who was a heavy drinker. There really weren’t a lot of surprises.
Over the years, that has changed a lot. More and more non-drinkers are developing liver disease. In fact, non-alcoholic fatty liver (NAFLD) is responsible for about three-quarters of liver disease diagnosed here in the U.S.
Even worse, over the past 10 years, liver transplants associated with NAFLD have increased by a whopping 170%. This makes it the second most common type of liver disease that’s putting people on waiting lists for transplants.
The explosive growth of this deadly disease is a horrible tragedy. And it comes with some very scary facts: Continue reading