Liver toxins to avoid are toxins coming from environmental pollution, petrochemicals, hydrocarbons, plant toxins and medications. Top expert in liver disease discusses how toxins affect liver metabolism.
How toxic insult to liver can lead to cancer in people with diminished liver reserves? How to prevent liver toxicity from medications, especially acetaminophen / paracetamol (Tylenol), statins and commonly used antibiotics? Liver toxins to avoid: air pollution, aflatoxins and paracetamol (Tylenol). What are common liver toxins to avoid? Aflatoxins in peanut butter, especially home-made peanut butter. Fuel exhaust is very toxic to the liver. Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)and artificial sweeteners (Aspartame) are toxic to liver. Video interview with top expert in liver diseases (Harvard Medical School). The How to avoid liver detox scam? There is no real liver detox regimen. There are many liver toxins to avoid. Pollution, aflatoxins and paracetamol (Tylenol) are most common ones. The key to healthy liver is moderate and healthy lifestyle and avoidance of toxins. Second opinion helps to make sure liver disease diagnosis is correct and complete. Second opinion also helps to choose the best treatment for liver failure caused by toxins in food and environment. Petrochemicals and hydrocarbons cause liver toxicity. Medications are very important source of liver toxicity. Acetaminophen, paracetamol, Tylenol are toxic to liver. Liver toxins to avoid also include acetaminophen and ibuprofen. Especially if liver functional reserves are low due to alcoholism or fatty liver degeneration. Acetaminophen is a leading cause of acute liver failure. Ibuprofen and aspiring can also be toxic to liver. Statins can cause increased liver enzymes and acute liver toxicity. High doses of statins can lead to chronic liver toxicity. Amoxicillin with clavulanic acid can cause acute liver toxicity. Erythromycin liver toxicity also happens.