Insulin Resistance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTjDi2ZO0n8&t=603s
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In this video, Dr. Berg talks about the early detection of the “silent” liver cirrhosis. Cirrhosis is scar tissue of the liver. It all starts with insulin resistance from consuming alcohol, high carb diet, junk foods, sugar, frequent eating, drugs and even a virus. Insulin resistance could also cause a lot of inflammation from high levels of insulin which could also make it worse. The combination of a fatty liver and inflamed liver could cause scar tissue that could lose the function. He also talked about how insulin resistance is associated with diabetes, metabolic syndrome, obesity and cirrhosis.
Categories of Cirrhosis:
1. Compensated Cirrhosis – Where the body is compensating, there is no symptoms.
2. Decompensated Cirrhosis – This is where you start experiencing all the symptoms.
Symptoms of Liver Cirrhosis:
• Spider Angioma – Red spider web-like veins
• Xanthomas – Small cholesterol spots around the eyelids
• Jaundice – The white of the eyes and the skin become yellow.
• Thin Skin – You can’t make collagen anymore.
• Ascites – Fluid filled sac around the mid-section.
• Gynecomastia – breast tissue
• Clubbed Finger Nail
• Edema in the Lower Leg
• Red Palm
• Itchy Skin
• Cognitive Problems
Dr. Eric Berg DC Bio:
Dr. Berg, 52 years of age is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis & Intermittent Fasting. He is the author of The New Body Type Guide and other books published by KB Publishing. He has taught students nutrition as an adjunct professor at Howard University. He no longer practices, but focuses on health education through social media.
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Dr. Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988. His use of “doctor” or “Dr.” in relation to himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Berg is a licensed chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, but he no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, and prescription or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Berg and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. The Health & Wellness, Dr. Berg Nutritionals and Dr. Eric Berg, D.C. are not liable or responsible for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or product you obtain through this video or site.