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Abby's Magazine - July/August 2015 | Page 29 Many liver problems like cirrhosis and hepatitis go undetected until symptoms develop. Oentimes, this may be too late; the disease has progressed to a more advance stage. ere are ways to detect liver problems early. Looking for particular physical signs can be helpful in determining liver disease risk. Checking the liver enzymes, ALT and AST, can also be beneficial. Even if both enzymes may be within normal range, their ratio may indicate otherwise. Dark, branching veins under the tongue Dark branching veins under the tongue ( Figure 1) can signify a liver problem. e number of veins is associated with certain liver diseases (Table 1). For example, if there are more than two dark veins, it is associated with liver cirrhosis (74%) or liver cancer (55%). In liver cirrhosis patients, there are more branched veins-- usually 4 of them. Liver cancer patients oen have 4 to 5 large veins Look for these Early Liver Markers underneath a wide tongue ick and wide tongue Having a thick and wide tongue also signifies a liver problem ( Figure 2). Sometimes the tongue is so thick and wide that it fills up the entire mouth. If you compare the number of veins to the thickness and width of the tongue, it can give you a more specific insight as to the existing liver problem (Table 1). For example, a liver cancer patient can have a wide tongue with 4 to 5 large dark veins while a liver cirrhosis patient can have a thick tongue with perhaps 4 large dark veins. Large cherry angiomas on the chest and abdominal area Liver Chi: A Natural Supplement for Fatty Liver, Hepatitis, and Liver Cirrhosis

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