In Chinese Medicine, Spring is the time of the liver and a good time to improve its function.
Believe it or not, poor liver function can interfere with your overall health and creep up in the most unlikely ways. The following are some of those pesky issues you may be experiencing such as:
- Fungus overgrowth
- Food sensitivities
- Poor digestion
- Weight gain
- Achy joints
WHY? Well the liver is an organ that is filtering system and an active partner to other organs. It partners with the kidneys in filtering the blood of toxins; its involved with digestion by producing bile to breakdown cholesterol; it converts sugar into glucose for energy and helps the thyroid to convert T4 to T3 which we all need to digest properly. If that isn’t enough, it also metabolizes hormones like estrogen and progesterone when released in the blood stream.
So, if your liver is sluggish you may experience some of the signs and symptoms listed above but fear not because you have options. It can be as simple as choosing an over-the-counter supplement listed as a liver cleanse or purchasing an herbal formula from my pharmacy specifically designed to address liver cleansing.
Remember, the liver is a filtering system and all filters need a good cleaning – and a liver cleanse leads to GOOD HEALTH.