Shocking Statistics about the Liver

  • 80% of all cases of liver toxicity are caused by pharmacological drug reactions.
  • More than 900 prescription drugs are known to cause injury to the liver.
  • Liver stones and gallstones are present in up to 20% of the population.
  • 6,000 – 10,000 liver transplants are performed yearly in the United States.
  • Upwards of 29 million Americans have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
  • About 29,000 people in the U.S. die each year from liver cirrhosis.
  • A poor diet is a major contributor to most liver problems and toxic buildup.
  • 90% to 100% of heavy alcohol drinkers develop fatty liver disease.
  • Drinking tap water can lead to the storage of arsenic in the liver.
  • Find out how healthy your liver is by taking our free 2 minute liver test.

This is only a short list. Some naturopaths recommend everyone do at least 3 liver cleanse programs every year just to keep up with the high level of toxins we are all exposed to on a daily basis!

 

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