Are you worried about your liver health?

The liver has a unique ability to regenerate but cannot withstand continuous damage. After all, it’s a vital organ and needs looking after for optimal health.

Some common reasons for developing liver disease in the UK are due to:

  • Alcohol misuse – this costs the NHS around £2.7 billion per year
  • Hepatitis B and C
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, primarily caused by obesity

How do you know if you have poor liver health?

Two enzymes of relevance are found in the liver; these are alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST). ALT is only found in the liver and AST is present in tissues, including the liver, heart, muscle, kidney and brain. If the liver is damaged, these enzyme proteins are released into the blood.

Finding out the health of your liver is simple with YorkTest’s LiverCheck test – a convenient finger-prick blood test for ALT and AST you can do at home which gives you an indicator of your overall liver health.

This reliable test delivers results within just 10 days and, following the expert analysis of your blood in their accredited laboratory, clear guidance and support literature is provided to help you reduce your risk.

Why is it important to take a LiverCheck?

YorkTest’s LiverCheck test provides a starting point for those concerned about their liver health. Some people may not be aware until damage is irreversible. YorkTest provides people with the information they may require in order to make important lifestyle changes to ultimately benefit their health in the long run.

How do I claim my 30% Silversurfers discount?

  1. Simply click here to find out more about the LiverCheck test. Alternatively, call YorkTest’s friendly team on 0800 074 6185 to answer any questions you may have on this health test, or for other programmes YorkTest offer
  2. If you’d like to order online, simply add your test to your basket and at the checkout stage, enter the Silversurfers exclusive coupon code LIVER30 to apply your 30% discount. If you’re ordering over the phone, just quote the same code and the team will take 30% off the price.

Any other details I need to know?

  • This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount and is for the exclusive use of Silversurfer members only.
  • The coupon code will expire on 31st March 2019.

Did you know YorkTest were also named Food Intolerance Testing Company of the Year 2018*? Find out more about their popular food intolerance programmes here:

LiverCheck results should not be used for diagnosing or treating a medical or health condition, and are not a substitute for professional medical advice.
YorkTest do not claim to treat or cure symptoms and recommend that you discuss any medical concerns you have with a GP before undertaking a YorkTest programme.
† YorkTest define food intolerance as a food-specific IgG reaction
*Named Food Intolerance Company of the Year 2018 by the SME Enterprise Awards 2018
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