liver disease

  • Everything You Should Know About Fatty Liver Disease

    About one-fourth of the world’s population is affected by this disease. The worldwide prevalence of this disease is estimated to be nearly 10-24%.  In the early stages, people are not aware that they have this condition. Most of them are diagnosed when they are being tested for other reasons. We...
  • ALC: Alcoholic Liver Corrhosis

    Alcoholic liver cirrhosis is the most advanced type of liver disease that is related to drinking alcohol. It is estimated that between 10 and 20 percent of heavy drinkers will develop alcoholic cirrhosis. This condition involves your liver replacing healthy tissue with scar tissue due to decades of heavy...
  • Liver Cirrhosis: Are You at Risk?

    Liver cirrhosis occurs when conditions affecting the liver (such as chronic alcoholism or hepatitis B and C) have progressed to the point of creating scar tissue in the liver. Cells that still exist multiply to take the place of irreversibly damaged cells, creating regenerative nodules that in turn create...
  • The Signs and Symptoms of Liver Damage

    Liver damage in the form of liver disease is one of the few diseases that has an incidence rate that continues to climb annually. The femur is the longest bone in the human body, the aorta is the largest artery, and the largest and heaviest internal organ is the liver....
  • Causes of Liver Cirrhosis

    When the healthy tissue of your liver has been replaced with scar tissue, your liver begins to not function properly. This is a later stage of liver damage known as cirrhosis. If diagnosed early and treated correctly, the progression of liver damage can be slowed. Here is a look...
  • The 5 Stages of Liver Cirrhosis

    Liver cirrhosis is a progressive condition where scar tissue replaces the healthy tissue of your liver, which eventually results in your liver’s inability to function properly. This happens because the scar tissue prevents the flow of blood through the liver and slows the processing of nutrients, hormone, drugs, and...