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Fatty liver disease: What it is and what to do about it

April 14, 2020

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Wynne Armand, MD, Contributor

Dr. Wynne Armand is an associate physician at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), where she provides primary care; an assistant professor in medicine at Harvard Medical School; and associate director for MGH Center for the Environment and … See Full Bio
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Paul Alexander
March 8, 2019

The liver is the second largest organ in the body. It’s responsible for a wide variety of functions, including processing everything we eat and drink, and filtering harmful substances from the blood. Too much fat in the liver can lead to long-term liver damage.

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Md. Mahbubur Rahman MD, PhD
March 6, 2019

It’s a well-written article on non alcoholic fatty liver Enjoyed it. Thanks. Looking forward for New drugs.

Spencer Ryce
January 16, 2019

The most common cause of fatty liver identified in most cases is alcohol use disorder and heavy drinking. In many cases, it’s much less clear what causes fatty liver in people who don’t drink much alcohol. However, higher body weight, a diet high in processed sugar, high triglycerides, diabetes, low physical activity, and genetics all play a role.

Fatty liver develops when the body creates too much fat or can’t metabolize fat efficiently enough. The excess fat is stored in liver cells where it accumulates and causes fatty liver disease.

I will also suggest to take consultancy and take prescribed meds only. Meds are easily available at online

store like amzon, healthkart or mygenericpharmacy.

January 11, 2019

There is a device called Fibroscan for liver screening. I had uncommon, persistent fatigue and discovered I have fatty liver. Similar to an ultrasound. Should be standard screening IMHO.

Donna Cryer, JD
January 10, 2019

Thank you for writing on this important and too often ignored issue. 25% of Americans are estimated to be on the spectrum of fatty liver disease to NASH, with little ability to predict how fast someone might progress to more advanced disease. So no level of disease is safe or benign.

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