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Fatty Liver Disease or NASH: What You Need To Know to Diagnose it and Treat it!

Overview Fatty liver, commonly known in the health field as hepatic steatosis, is a disease characterized by excessive accumulation of fatty acids and triglycerides in liver cells. Alcoholism, diabetes mellitus type 2 and obesity are the main factors associated with hepatic steatosis. This disease has a wide distribution in developed countries and it is estimated…

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Liver Cirrhosis

Cirrhosis

What is cirrhosis? Cirrhosis is a condition in which the liver slowly deteriorates and malfunctions due to chronic injury. Scar tissue replaces healthy liver tissue, partially blocking the flow of blood through the liver. Scarring also impairs the liver’s ability to: control infections remove bacteria and toxins from the blood process nutrients, hormones, and drugs…

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