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According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), liver diseases are the tenth most common cause of death in India. Since the liver is a multi-functionary organ, it is susceptible to viruses, toxic substances and contaminants present in food and water. 

Role of Liver:

Besides playing a key role in digestion, the liver also regulates blood sugar, removes toxins from the body and manages the cholesterol level

Concern:

"Liver abnormalities are increasing in India, because of rising obesity, alcohol abuse and liver infections. Also, liver disease is no longer restricted to age, as people below the age of 40 are also witnessing incidence of liver diseases," B.R. Das, Advisor and Mentor - R&D, SRL Diagnostics said in a statement.

Underlying Causes:

  • An unhealthy lifestyle and
  • Faulty eating patterns and
  • Viruses such as hepatitis A, B and C can disrupt the liver functions
  • Increased consumption of alcoholic drinks
  • High cholesterol-inducing junk foods, obesity and Type 2 diabetes can also trigger the disease.
  • It can also be inherited or be genetic. 

"Followed by the brain, the liver is the second largest solid organ in the human body and performs a long list of complex functions to keep the body hale and hearty," said Anupam Sibal, Group Medical Director, Apollo Hospitals. 

Inflamed or injured liver cells leak higher than normal amounts of certain chemicals, including liver enzymes, into the bloodstream, which can result in elevated liver enzymes on blood tests. 

However, "the liver is an uncomplaining worker and often does not show any significant signs of damage. But at the same time, more than a 100 disorders can affect the liver”. Because "the symptoms of liver disease usually do not appear till the disease is well advanced, early diagnosis is the key," Das said.

With a concern to save young energy which is diverted or exposed to various toxins, taking toll on their digestive capabilities AIMIL PHARMACEUTICALS (I) LTD. offers one of its best product from its therapeutic range “AMLYCURE D.S”

AMLYCURE D.S provides highest number of phytoconstituents in therapeutic concentration. As the affected organ performs multifarious action the same is conquered with Amlycure D.S.

AMLYCURE D.S:

  • Regulates LFT parameters – Punernava, Kalipath, Arhar Panchang, Rakt rohida
  • Helps protect liver against viral hepatitis & infections- Bhringraj, Bhuiamla, Amla, Pitpapra, Shwet parpati
  • Ensures protection from alcohol induced hepatic damage- Haridra, Arjuna
  • Improves appetite and digestion- Kalmegh, Haritaki, Vidang, Saunf & Jeera
  • As choleretic & bile regulator- Yashtimadhu, Brinjasif, Nishoth
  • Supports liver cell regeneration- Kachur, Giloe, Kasondi, Neem, Gokshru, Jhau
  • Helps restoring intestinal flora- Chitrak, Kasni, Arni, Shankh Bhasam

Thus, Amlycure D.S helps in regeneration & repair of hepatocytes by increasing the nucleic acid content– RNA, DNA & Protein. Glucosidic principle from Kutaki, bhuiamla & other components in Amlycure D.S. inhibit the non-enzymatic generation of oxygenated radicals in NADH+ system.

Thus, acts as anti-oxidant (checks fatigue & degeneration) which appears to be mediated through activity like that of superoxide dismutase, metal ion chelators and xanthine oxidase inhibitors.

Recommendation:

  • Adopt healthy lifestyle habits,
  • Maintain a healthy diet with grains, protein, dairy products, fruits, fibres, vegetables and fats,
  • Washing hands after going to the bathroom,
  • Restrict alcohol, smoking and drugs, and
  • Importantly exercise regularly