Category: Liver Disease

Acute Liver Failure: Experimental Drug Could Replace Liver Transplantation

Acute liver failure is a condition which requires liver transplantation: as the organ fails to function, it must be replaced soon; otherwise the rest of the body suffers immensely and eventually dies. Donor liver transplants are not available in abundance, so other ways of treatment are needed. New evidence suggests experimental cancer drug could replace […]

Vitamin D Deficiency: a Risk for Your Liver and More

If you follow our articles on liver, you already know that it can be caused by various factors – obesity, bad diet, cholesterol, etc. What you may not know is that vitamin D deficiency can play a role, too; and liver is not the only organ that suffers! An extremely common deficiency According to statistics, […]

Fatty Liver Can Be Inherited and Lead to Heart Problems among Women

NAFLD, which stands for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, belongs to the group of liver diseases which is notoriously widespread. It affects 80-100 million people all over the world, including children. As its name suggests, you don’t have to abuse alcohol to suffer from this disease: you can drink no alcohol at all but still develop […]

Hepatitis: What Is It and What Should One Do?

Liver is one of the most important organs in our body. Located in the upper-right part of our abdomen, it is responsible for filtering the blood that comes from our digestive tract, detoxification of various chemicals and metabolizing drugs that get into our system and holds almost 500 other functions. However, there is a number […]

Get Your Liver Back on Track: Reversing Fatty Liver Disease

Up to 90 million Americans have fatty liver. This disease has almost no symptoms, and yet its consequences can be dire. There is no medication or surgery to cure it. Sounds scary, right? Luckily, you can reverse the disease – read on to learn how! The phantom menace Your liver is considered fatty if it […]

Fatty Liver: Ways to Prevent Disease

Most people are preoccupied with their appearance. We should understand that it largely depends on our internal organs condition. Fatty liver can cause serious health problems. Let’s find out what it is and how to prevent its development. What is Fatty Liver? As we know the function of the liver is to process the food […]

Autoimmune Liver Disease Symptoms

Autoimmune disease is a very serious matter. In case it affects the liver, it is fraught with its failure to work properly and is known as autoimmune hepatitis. Another name for the condition is autoimmune liver disease. Immune system of a person is essential and it is important as it helps to prevent various strange […]

Devastating Effects of Alcohol Abuse

The effects of abusing alcohol are rather harmful and devastating, especially if you consume it in large amounts. The sanction that alcohol consumption has in many areas of the world only partially obscures the danger it poses to society. Apart from this, alcohol is fueled by the association with sense of freedom, fun, adventure spirit. […]

How Long Do You Live With Cirrhosis Of The Liver

Cirrhosis is a serious disorder of the liver and is often associated with a number of life-threatening complications such as coughing up blood, kidney failure, build up of fluid in the abdomen, infections, easy bleeding, and mental status changes. The progression of cirrhosis depends on many factors and it is impossible to state with certainty […]

What Foods Should I Eat if I Have a Fatty Liver?

Actually there is no certain treatment for fatty liver, though a diet for weight loss and fatty liver can decrease the damage to your liver. An individual suffering from obesity and with fatty liver ought to lower his or her weight slowly. A diet for reducing fatty liver disorder generally bases on the actual cause. […]

Early Symptoms of Liver Failure

Diseases of the liver and biliary tract are often complicated by neuro-psychiatric disorders. Diseases of the liver and biliary tract are often complicated by neuro-psychiatric disorders. Clinic liver disease is determined by the shape of the weight of the main diseases – cholelithiasis, obstructive jaundice, cirrhosis of the liver. Intoxication is the basis of all […]

What Are the Indications of Alcohol Abuse?

There are many different definitions of alcoholism, but the most widely accepted ones include a recurrent consumption of alcohol in spite of negative consequences. This implies a distortion in thinking, i.e. the inability to recognize the adverse effects caused by regular alcohol consumption. Alcoholism is a widespread global problem and causes a number of diseases, […]