Signs of fatty liver disease: most common warning signs of fatty liver
Fatty liver, or hepatic steatosis, is a term that describes the accumulation of fat in the liver. It is normal to have some fat in the liver, but too much can become a health problem.
Fatty liver is a reversible condition that can often be resolved with lifestyle modifications. In general, it does not cause permanent damage unless it progresses. Some people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) will develop nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). This can turn into cirrhosis or scarring and liver dysfunction.
You may have fatty liver disease and not realize it. Often there are no symptoms at the beginning. As time passes, often years or even decades, you may have fatty liver symptoms such as:
The researchers also speculate that this type of dietary deficiency causes fatigue and depression in the body.
This is also a symptom that will not appear until cirrhosis appears. The fluid may begin to accumulate in the abdomen; If the water gets infected, you experience abdominal pain.
High levels of blood fat, either triglycerides or LDL ("bad") cholesterol, may indicate that there is too much fat in the liver.
Jaundice, a condition that manifests itself in a yellowish coloration of the skin and the whites of the eyes, is a common sign of liver disease.
Some people may experience a feeling of abdominal fullness and firmness due to the enlarged mass that fatty liver causes.
Probably one of the best ways to know that something is wrong with your liver is to look for urinary fluid with a darker urine tone.
A swollen abdomen, a condition called ascites, which occurs due to fluid retention in the abdomen and liver, will occur with the onset of severe liver disease.
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