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Liver disease

Home Remedies for Fatty Liver Disease

Home Remedies for Fatty Liver Disease In simple terms, fatty liver disease means an accumulation of fat in the cells of the liver. It’s normal to have fat in the liver, but when more than 5 to 10 percent is fat, it can be considered fatty liver disease. A buildup …

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)  Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the term for a range of conditions caused by a build-up of fat in the liver. It’s usually seen in people who are overweight or obese. A healthy liver should contain little or no fat. It’s estimated that up to …

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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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Fatty Liver Disease

Fatty Liver Disease Some fat in your liver is normal. But if it makes up more than 5%-10% of the organ’s weight, you may have fatty liver disease. If you’re a drinker, stop. That’s one of the key causes of the condition. There are two main types of fatty liver …

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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is an umbrella term for a range of liver conditions affecting people who drink little to no alcohol. As the name implies, the main characteristic of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is too much fat stored in liver cells. Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, a potentially …

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Liver Function Tests

Liver Function Tests Liver enzyme tests, formerly called liver function tests (LFTs), are a group of blood tests that detect inflammation and damage to the liver. They can also check how well the liver is working. Liver enzyme testing includes ALT, AST, alkaline phosphatase; true liver function tests (LFTs) include …

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Diagnosis of liver diseases

Diagnosis of liver diseases The precise diagnosis of liver diseases involves a history and physical examination performed by a health care professional. Understanding the symptoms and the patient’s risk factors for liver disease will help guide any diagnostic tests that may be considered. Sometimes history is difficult, especially in patients …

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Milk thistle supports our liver

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Milk thistle Balance life in the busy world is a challenge for all of us. In modern living we indulge with unhealthy habits without considering the side effects that can cause to our body. Excessive alcohol, medications, poor water quality, processed fast foods, exposure to pesticides and herbicides and inappropriate …

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Hepatitis C and your liver

What Is Hepatitis C? Hepatitis C is an infection that affects the liver. It is caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV), which can only be transmitted through blood. This means there is nothing you can eat or not eat that will help prevent hepatitis C. A 2006 study published …

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Fatty liver disease & preventing

This factsheet is for people who have fatty liver disease or who would like more information about it. The term fatty liver disease covers a range of conditions beginning with fat building up in the liver. It can be caused by drinking too much alcohol, or it can be unrelated …

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