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Fatty Liver (Steatosis)

Fatty Liver (Steatosis) Fatty liver is an abnormal accumulation of certain fats (triglycerides) inside liver cells. People with fatty liver may feel tired or have mild abdominal discomfort but otherwise have no symptoms. A liver biopsy may be needed to confirm the diagnosis and to determine the cause and extent …

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Number of items that make Psoriasis worse

Number of items that make Psoriasis worse Psoriasis Triggers Stress and certain medications, including beta blockers and NSAIDS (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), can trigger psoriasis. Sunburns, scratches, and insect bites also tend to cause flare-ups .Many people find they experience flare-ups after enjoying certain foods, while certain foods seem to help …

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Chicory health benefits

Scientific name: Chicorium intybus English name: Chicory Family: Compositae Chicory is a perennial herbaceous plant with 30- 150 cm height. The stem has longitudinal grooves and some latex. The root continues with thick short rhizomes. Chicory is a plant indigenous to Europe, India, and Egypt. It was introduced to the …

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The health benefits of carrot

The health benefits of carrot The health benefits of carrot include reduced cholesterol, prevention from heart attacks, warding off certain cancers and many others. Most of the benefits of carrot can be attributed to its beta carotene and fiber content. This root, which has a scientific name of Daucus Carota, …

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The health benefits of beet

The health benefits of beet The health benefits of beet include anemia, digestion, constipation, piles, blood circulation, kidney disorders, skin care, dandruff, gall bladder disorders, cancer, and heart diseases. Beets or beetroots, as they are called, belong to the Chenopodiaceous family. Health benefits of beet roots can be attributed to …

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FATTY LIVER DISEASE

FATTY LIVER DISEASE Ariel E. Feldstein, M.D 1,2Marsha H. Kay, M.D, FACG 1 From the Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition1and Department of Cell Biology2, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH What is Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) / Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)? NAFLD refers to a group of conditions where there …

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What is Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) / Nonalcoholic

FATTY LIVER DISEASE   What is Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) / Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)? NAFLD refers to a group of conditions where there is accumulation of excess fat in the liver of people who drink little or no alcohol. The most common form of NAFLD is a non serious …

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