How can I keep my liver healthy?

– Avoid drinking alcohol. If you drink alcohol, do so in moderation. – Maintain a healthy body weight. – Avoid high doses or prolonged use of certain medications that may cause liver damage, unless supervised by your physician.

  • Certain cholesterol medications
  • Acetaminophen

– To keep from contracting hepatitis B and C viruses:

  • Practice safe sex by using latex condoms
  • Limit the number of sexual partners
  • Don’t share toothbrushes, razors or needles

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