The liver is the powerhouse of the body, which helps in completing more than 500 functions of the body. It is the largest internal organ of the body, located in the upper-right part of the abdomen. With the help of the liver, toxins are filtered from the blood, and it produces a digestive enzyme called bile, with the help of which vitamins and minerals are stored. Apart from this, there are many countless benefits of the liver. In such a situation, the question is, can life be possible without a liver? What if there is no liver?

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Today in this article you will know whether life is possible without a liver or not -

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  1. Can you live without a liver?
  2. What is the function of the liver?
  3. Takeaway
Doctors for Can You Live Without Liver?

No, life cannot be imagined without a liver. However, some people can live with a liver that does not function properly, but life without it is not possible. The survival of any person depends on how much the liver has been damaged, what is the reason for it and how is the overall health of the person.

According to a study conducted in 2017, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a common liver disease. Due to this liver disease, the average age of life can be reduced by 4 years. On the contrary, liver cirrhosis affects a person's ability to live to a great extent with severe liver disease.

Having liver damage does not mean at all that a person's liver has failed. Any person's liver fails when the liver stops functioning completely. In case of liver failure, a person can usually survive for 1 to 2 days without treatment.

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The liver is a very large and dark red-colored part of the body. It is located in the upper right part of the abdomen. The liver mainly works to digest food and absorb nutrients. Apart from this, the liver is helpful in completing many functions of the body, which are as follows -

Production of bile

Bile is a substance that helps the body absorb and break down nutrients (mainly fat). It is also helpful in getting rid of harmful substances from the body.

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Help in metabolizing vitamins

The liver can help metabolize and store water-soluble nutrients like Vitamin E and Vitamin A.

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The liver helps take out the toxins present in the body. Apart from this, it can help in breaking down alcohol and drugs, etc. present in the body.

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Metabolize bilirubin

The liver converts the heme present in our red blood cells into a green compound called biliverdin and then into a yellow-red compound called bilirubin. In case of liver failure or liver disease, excess bilirubin accumulates in the body, due to which the skin appears yellow, which is called jaundice.

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Aids in other body functions

The liver also affects other functions of the body, such as balancing thyroid hormones, protein synthesis, breakdown of rail blood cells, etc. depending on the liver.

In such a situation, when the liver does not function properly in the body, toxins can accumulate in the blood. In this situation, other parts of the body can be harmed.

A person suffering from liver disease has difficulty digesting and absorbing certain nutrients. Apart from this, due to an increase in the level of bilirubin in the body, problems also arise in the blood flow. Liver disease can have the following symptoms -

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Life cannot be possible without the liver. However, if the liver does not function properly, then the person can be kept healthy by getting it treated on time, but if the liver fails, then the person cannot be kept alive for more than 1 to 2 days without treatment. Could. In such a situation, if symptoms of liver disease are seen, then immediately consult an expert, so that timely treatment can be done and the risk of liver failure can be reduced.

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