Harvard Women's Health Watch

What to do about nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is characterized by the accumulation of fat inside liver cells. It once seemed to be only linked to people who drank excessively. Not any more. There's no cure for fatty liver or NASH. Treatment is aimed at reducing or preventing further fatty buildup and using key strategies to address underlying risk factors, such as obesity, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia.
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