Posts Tagged ‘cirrhosis’

What Is Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis?

What Is Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis? The liver is a large organ with an important job in your body. It filters the blood of toxins, breaks down proteins, and creates bile to help the body absorb fats. When a person drinks alcohol heavily over the course of decades, the body starts to replace the liver’s healthy…

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What is Cryptogenic Cirrhosis?

Cryptogenic cirrhosis is a condition that impairs liver function. People with this condition develop irreversible liver disease caused by scarring of the liver (cirrhosis), typically in mid- to late adulthood. The liver is a part of the digestive system that helps break down food, store energy, and remove waste products, including toxins. Minor damage to…

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Cirrhosis Life Expectancy

New Liver Disease Forum – Join Now! We now have a forum on this domain which is completely unassociated with Facebook. Join up for help, advice and support! Ask questions – get answers! Join Now! This article is quite correct in what it states however to read it one would assume death is the only…

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What Is Primary biliary cholangitis?

Primary biliary cholangitis Bile duct damage Primary biliary cholangitis, previously called primary biliary cirrhosis, is a chronic disease in which the bile ducts in your liver are slowly destroyed. Bile is a fluid made in your liver. It aids with digestion and helps your body get rid of cholesterol, toxins and worn-out red blood cells.…

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Deaths from Liver Disease Rising Rapidly.

Deaths From Liver Disease Rising Rapidly The Great Recession continues to take a grim toll: Since 2009, a growing number of Americans have died from liver disease and liver cancer. The increase among 25- to 34-year-olds is especially troubling because the deaths are due to cirrhosis, a disease caused by excessive drinking, the authors of…

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Cirrhosis of the Liver Stage 4

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Hepatitis and Cirrhosis: Similarities and Differences

Hepatitis and Cirrhosis: Similarities and Differences What is the Difference Between Hepatitis and Cirrhosis? By Naheed Ali, MD Updated July 09, 2017    What is the difference between hepatitis and cirrhosis?. Tara Moore/Cultura/Getty What are the differences between hepatitis and cirrhosis? How are the symptoms of the two diseases, the causes, and the treatments different and…

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Gallstones

Gallstones Overview Gallstones can lurk inside your gallbladder. Many people have gallstones and never know it. Gallstones are hard deposits in your gallbladder, a small organ that stores bile, which is a digestive fluid made in the liver. Gallstones may consist of cholesterol, salt, or bilirubin, which is discarded red blood cells. Gallstones range in…

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Yona's Story

Here is Yona’s story. Yona has been struggling with his weight for the last 20 years. But over the last 10 years he ballooned to 360 pounds. A little over two years ago he decided to go through bariatric surgery during his medical surgery clearance it was discovered that he had low platelet which was…

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What causes liver pain after drinking? – and other things

What causes liver pain after drinking? If you are one of the many Americans who enjoy having a drink or two, experiencing liver pain after drinking may alarm you. Your liver is a vital organ responsible for breaking down the nutrients you consume and turning them into energy, as well as detoxifying your body, but…

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