The Risk of Taking Supplements for Those with Liver Disease
Although a label containing the words “all natural” may make a product seem perfectly safe, there are still health risks associated with many common health supplements. Just like other medications, supplements can carry their own set of risks. The most commonly reported negative effects associated with supplements occur in the liver. Since the liver is the organ responsible for breaking down most substances that enter the body, it is one of the first to be affected. Supplements such as green tea extract, kava, slimming agents like conjugated linoleic acid, high doses of niacin, and too much vitamin A have been