Habits that Hurt the Liver

October 5, 2018 in Our News & Bulletins by Guardian Angels Home Health

The liver is an important organ. It serves a variety of vital functions ranging from cleaning blood to detoxifying our bodies. A healthy liver is essential to overall health. However, there are many daily habits that could be harming our livers.

These habits include:

• Not drinking enough water

• Drinking too much alcohol

• Consuming too much sugar

• Being at an unhealthy weight

• Smoking

• Consuming trans fats

• Unsafe sex

• Lack of exercise

• Having chronic stress

• Taking too much of certain drugs like acetaminophen (Tylenol)

These habits can harm liver function in various ways. Since the functions our livers serve is wide ranging and important, it’s crucial to safeguard their health.

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