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Liver Health

Postby annietso » Thu, 13 Dec 2012 7:18 pm

Hi all,

Looking for a good liver supplement I can buy in Singapore. The sooner the better cause holiday season is almost upon me, yikes. Here come the drinks and food. I'm a health freak and my liver will definitely suffer seasonal damage. I heard (..) was really popular but I'm not sure where to purchase it. Does anyone know?
Thanks : )

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 13 Dec 2012 9:47 pm

If you were really a health freak, you wouldn't put that stuff in your body in the first place, thereby not needing a good liver supplement. :roll:

Nothing but a wannabe.

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Re: Liver Health?

Postby the lynx » Fri, 14 Dec 2012 11:37 am

annietso wrote:Hi all,

Looking for a good liver supplement I can buy in Singapore. The sooner the better cause holiday season is almost upon me, yikes. Here come the drinks and food. I'm a health freak and my liver will definitely suffer seasonal damage. I heard (..) was really popular but I'm not sure where to purchase it. Does anyone know?
Thanks : )


1. Liver supplements can only help by aiding the liver functions and production of liver cells. It cannot undo damages (to be specific, liver cirrhosis) done by drugs, alcohol and other form of 'poisons'. So that won't do for your holiday season gluttony. :(

2. You really shouldn't be putting anything like that AT ALL if you are a real health freak. Moderation is the key, really.

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Postby nakatago » Fri, 14 Dec 2012 11:47 am

OP sounds like old people who have diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol who gorge on food and when their children call them out citing their conditoin, they will just quip, "no matter; there's medicine for that anyway."

Then, when they're complaining of dizziness, shortness of breath or are in the hospital, will complain loudly of their medical condition.

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Postby taxico » Wed, 19 Dec 2012 10:08 pm

essentiale forte is popular and available at all pharmacies. been around for ages too.

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Postby jfreeman » Fri, 21 Dec 2012 4:54 pm

Milk Thistle is good for the liver.

Drink plenty of water and eat lots of veg and fruit.

Exercise and a good healthy lifestyle helps in general, so worth doing all year round!

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Postby nakatago » Fri, 21 Dec 2012 5:12 pm

jfreeman wrote:Milk Thistle is good for the liver.

Drink plenty of water and eat lots of veg and fruit.

Exercise and a good healthy lifestyle helps in general, so worth doing all year round!


You can send your PM now and stop posting willy-nilly

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Postby jfreeman » Fri, 21 Dec 2012 6:25 pm

Thank you. But it is useful information all the same :)

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Postby andrealeong4 » Mon, 24 Dec 2012 3:23 pm

jfreeman wrote:Milk Thistle is good for the liver.

Drink plenty of water and eat lots of veg and fruit.

Exercise and a good healthy lifestyle helps in general, so worth doing all year round!


Yup i use the same, but keep the alcohol in check, nothing can undo if damage done.

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Postby taxico » Mon, 24 Dec 2012 3:33 pm

the liver is quite good at "recovering" (to a certain limit)...

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Re: Liver Health?

Postby Sergei82 » Sat, 29 Dec 2012 5:13 pm

annietso wrote:Hi all,

Looking for a good liver supplement I can buy in Singapore. The sooner the better cause holiday season is almost upon me, yikes. Here come the drinks and food. I'm a health freak and my liver will definitely suffer seasonal damage. I heard (..) was really popular but I'm not sure where to purchase it. Does anyone know?
Thanks : )


A few easy-to-get in Singapore (without prescription)...

Liv52 (Mustafa) - made of some plants... effectiveness scientifically NOT proven.

Essentiale (everywhere) - just phospholipides. They say there were cases when this thing taken via intravenous path cured liver cerrosis in 2 weeks (although I suspect it is a lie for advertisement purposes).

Lecithin - again phospholipides. Do not buy it in GNC or any other sport supplements shop EVER! Go to Fair Price - 500 g will cost ard SGD 12 (10-20 times cheaper than in supplement shops). 10 g / day (2 teaspoons) is enough for everybody.

Some other things for liver you can Google, but NOTHING will be effective for holiday season, all of them give mild physiological effect when taken for a couple of months at least, and will not be effective at all if your liver is already healthy enough.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 29 Dec 2012 8:45 pm

taxico wrote:the liver is quite good at "recovering" (to a certain limit)...


Both of my BiLs have found the limits. Both have Cirrhosis of the Liver. One is dead (earlier this year) and the other, well, I doubt he's got too much time left either.


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