Proper liver function is necessary for a healthy body. Your liver helps break down fat, aiding in digestion, aids in cleaning the blood and regulating hormones. There are a number of diseases that can affect the liver, including hepatitis, cirrhosis, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and a number of others. Learn the symptoms of liver disease, information on getting diagnosed and treated and everything else you need to know about your health.
Learn how to effectively treat fatty liver disease symptoms.
Are you at risk for hepatitis A or B? If so, read on to learn more about the hepatitis vaccines that can help to prevent these two infections.
There are two common methods used for grading liver biopsy results: the Metavir and Knodell methods. Find out how these two methods are used in diagnosing liver diseases.
Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is an inflammation of the arteries. GCA gets its name from one of the types of immune cell involved, giant cells. GCA is well documented in terms of disturbances in the upper body. There is little published data on giant cell arteritis in transplanted liver patients.
How long do you live with cirrhosis of the liver? The answer depends on the course of treatment pursue, as well as how well you take care of your body throughout the course of the disease.
Do you know how hepatitis C is transmitted? If not, read on to learn about this and important information about this disease.
What does cirrhosis of the liver do to your body? The effects of this disease are often systemic, and can cause severe damage to those diagnosed.
There are many different types of liver disease, and many signs and symptoms of liver disease. Diseases of the liver often produce a similar pattern of symptoms related to the many important functions of this organ.
Recognize the end stage liver disease symtoms before it’s too late. For many patients, this can be the difference of life and death. This is a brief introduction into the nature of these symptoms and treatment options for the patient.
Alagille syndrome has many symptoms in common with other diseases of the liver. However, there are a few that set them apart. While many of these are mild, some can become life-threatening.