I am your Liver, Know me Well Print
Written by Tajinder Johar   

• I store the iron reserves you need, as well as a lot of vitamins and other minerals. Without me, you would not have the strength to carry on!
• I make bile to help digest your food. Without me , you’d waste away to nothing .
• I detoxify poisonous chemicals you give me and that includes alcohol, beer, wine and drugs (Prescribed and over the counter) as well as illegal substances. Without me, your “bad” habits would kill you.
• I store energy, like a battery, by stockpiling, sugar (carbohydrates, glucose and fat) until you need it. Without me the sugar level in your blood could fall dramatically and you’d go into a coma.

• I make the blood that got your system going even before you were born. Without me, you would not be here!
• I manufacture new proteins that your body needs to stay healthy and grow. Without me you would not grow properly.
• I remove poisons from the air, exhaust smoke and chemicals you breathe. Without me you’d be poisoned by pollutants.
• I make clothing factors that stop the bleeding when you accidentally prick yourself. Without me, you’d bleed to death.
• I help defend you against the germs going into your body all the time. I take those cold germs, flu bugs and other germs you encounter and knock them dead- or at least weaken them. Without me you’d be a sitting duck for very infection known to man.
Some easy ways to care me:
• Don’t drown me in beer, alcohol or wine. Even one drink is too much for some people and could scare me for life.
• Watch those drugs! All drugs are chemicals and when you mix them up without a doctor’s advice you could create something poisonous that could damage me badly.
• I scar easily… and those scars, called “cirrhosis” are permanent.
• Medicine is sometimes necessary. But taking pills when they are not necessary is a bad habit. All those chemicals can really hurt a liver.
• Be careful with aerosol sprays.
• Remember, I have to detoxify what you breathe in, too. So when you are cleaning with aerosol cleaners, make sure the room is ventilated, or wear a mask.
• That goes double for bug sprays, mildew sprays, paint sprays and all those other chemical sprays you use. Be careful what you breathe.
• Watch what gets on your skin! Those insecticides you put on trees and shrubs not only kill bugs they can get to me right through your skin and destroy my cells, too. Remember they are all chemicals.
• Cover your skin with gloves, long sleeves, a hat and mask every time insecticides are in the air or if you are handling them.
• Don’t eat to much fatty food! I make the cholesterol your body needs, and I try to make the right amount. Give me a break. Eat a good, well balanced nourishing diet. If you eat the right stuff for me, I will really do my stuff for you!
• I can’t and won’t tell you I am in trouble until I am almost at the end of my rope…. And yours.
• Remember: I am a non-complainer. Overloading me with drugs, alcohol and other junk can destroy me! This may be the only warning you will ever get.
Take my advice, Please.
• Check me out with your doctor.
• Blood screening tests can identify some trouble.
• If I am soft and smooth, that’s good. If I am hard and bumpy, that could mean trouble.
• If your doctor suspects trouble, Ultra sound and CT scan can look into it.
• My life, and yours, depends on how you treat me.
Now you know how much I care for you.
Please treat me with tender loving care.
Your silent partner and ever-loving lover…. Liver.

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DAV's Ayurveda for Holistic Health
ISSN 2348-6910 Volume - 1 , Issue: 28 , September 2015

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Chief Patron
Shri Punam Suri
President, DAV College Managing Committee,
New Delhi.

Dr. Ramesh Arya
Vice President, DAV College Managing Committee,
New Delhi.

Chief Editor
Dr. Raj Kumar Sharma
Asst. Director, Dayanand Ayurvedic College,
Ph: +91-9814204443

Dr. Sanjeev Sood
Principal, Dayanand Ayurvedic College,
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Executive Editor
Dr. Anup K. Gakkhar

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