Responsible for eliminating toxins, which is a difficult job considering the environment we live in, the liver is one of the most important organs in the body. It becomes sluggish and overworked once toxins accumulate in the organ, which especially in the belly area leads to toxin accumulation in fat cells all over the body. This is why you need to learn and recognize the signs of a sluggish liver.
1.Sudden weight gain
Hours at the gym won’t mean a thing if your liver becomes sluggish and you will keep on gaining weight. This is due to the body’s tendency to store unfiltered toxins in fat cells. The liver is responsible for metabolizing fat, but fat will just come back to the organ once it’s function is reduced, and cause you to gain weight.
A fully functioning liver creates antibodies that attack allergens, but it makes the body store allergens which results in the brain producing more histamine when its function is impaired. You will end up with allergy symptoms such as itchiness and headaches if there’s too much histamine in your body for a longer time.
This is one of the most overlooked symptoms of a sluggish liver. Chronic fatigue is a common symptom of liver toxicity according to Dr. Edward Group. Toxins cause aches all over the body when they disrupt your muscle metabolism, and this only gets worse when toxin buildup attacks the immune system. Chronic fatigue can lead to moodiness, depression and anger if left untreated.
The liver becomes hot and transfers this heat to the rest of the body which then tries to cool down by sweating when overworked. This results in excessive sweating and stronger body odor.
Toxin accumulation in the body causes hormonal imbalance which leads to skin problems such as acne. There’s no cream or any kind of external cleanser that will be able to remove them if your acne are caused by a sluggish liver.
Do you have a problem eliminating bad breath no matter how much you floss and brush? This is a sign of a sluggish liver according to Dr. Frank Lipman. When foul-smelling toxins start building up in your body fetor hepaticus occurs, which makes your breath smell bad.