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How can parasites affect the liver?

Liver health is often compromised in parasitic infections because it is the organ responsible for removing waste products from your blood. Parasites release toxins into your bloodstream after they feed and when they die. The waste material emitted from these parasites is toxic to your system and, over time, the liver gets overworked.

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