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Is Your Liver Stressed?

Here are many of the symptoms and conditions linked to a stressed out liver:




-bad breath or a coated tongue;

-chronic fatigue syndrome;

-cravings for sweets;


-environmental illness/multiple chemical sensitivities;



-fluid retention;

-headaches and migraines;


-high blood pressure;

-high cholesterol levels;


-hypoglycemia (unstable blood sugar levels);

-hormone imbalances;

-immune system disorders;

-irritable bowel syndrome;

-mood swings;

-overweight or obesity;

-poor digestion or indigestion;

-recurring nausea and/or vomiting;

-skin diseases; and

-ulcerative colitis.

Stay posted for my column next week since I’ll be sharing ways to detoxify you liver.

Adapted with permission from best-selling book The 4-Week Ultimate Body Detox Plan by Michelle Schoffro Cook, BSc, RNCP, ROHP, DNM.

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Michelle Schoffro Cook

Michelle Schoffro Cook, MSc, RNCP, ROHP, DNM, PhD is an international best-selling and 15-time book author and doctor of traditional natural medicine, whose works include: 60 Seconds to Slim, Weekend Wonder Detox, Healing Recipes, The Vitality Diet, Allergy-Proof, Arthritis-Proof, Total Body Detox, The Life Force Diet, The Ultimate pH Solution, The 4-Week Ultimate Body Detox Plan, and The Phytozyme Cure. Subscribe to her free e-magazine World's Healthiest News at to receive monthly health news, tips, recipes and more. Follow her on Twitter @mschoffrocook and Facebook.


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8:17PM PDT on Jul 24, 2014

Good thought.

4:57AM PDT on Jul 15, 2014

No. Ants are the best cure.

3:49PM PDT on May 27, 2014

I think you'd be very safe to ASSUME your liver is stressed. Even if you ate perfectly, the toxins floating around in the air and water alone would probably be enough to require you to take care of that organ. Milk thistle does a good job of helping you clean it out.

6:18AM PDT on May 12, 2014

OMG!! Who knew!! I can't wait for your detox article!!

5:56PM PDT on Apr 13, 2014


8:15AM PDT on Apr 2, 2014

Interested to read the next post. Thank you!

2:17PM PDT on Mar 9, 2014

This looks much more like a list of symptoms that go hand in hand with gluten intolerance - which actually damages the liver. Makes me wonder if this is a chicken or egg situation.

6:18PM PST on Feb 23, 2014

Interesting post. Thanks.

11:06AM PST on Jan 31, 2014

very interesting, ty

10:34AM PST on Jan 23, 2014

Thanks for posting. Interesting article.

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