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9 Signs Your Liver Is In Big Trouble

Best Health Logo By Alyssa Jung of Best Health | Slide 1 of 9: 'Yellow eyes are a sign your liver isn’t doing very well and is probably the most specific sign of liver disease,' says KV Narayanan Menon, MD, medical director of liver transplantation at Cleveland Clinic. A yellow colored substance called bilirubin is usually broken down by the liver so it can be removed from the body, but when the liver is struggling it can cause bilirubin to build up, leading to yellowing of the whites of the eyes. Don't miss these 10 signs of disease that are written all over your face.

Your eyes turn yellow

'Yellow eyes are a sign your liver isn’t doing very well and is probably the most specific sign of liver disease,' says KV Narayanan Menon, MD, medical director of liver transplantation at Cleveland Clinic. A yellow colored substance called bilirubin is usually broken down by the liver so it can be removed from the body, but when the liver is struggling it can cause bilirubin to build up, leading to yellowing of the whites of the eyes. Don't miss these 10 signs of disease that are written all over your face.
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