Fatty liver is also known as hepatic steatosis. It happens when fat builds up in the liver.
Having small amounts of fat in your liver is normal, but too much can become a health problem. Your liver is the second-largest organ in your body.
Drinking too much alcohol over a long period of time can cause a buildup of fat in your liver, a condition known as alcohol-associated liver disease.
Fatty tissue can also build up in your liver if you drink little or no alcohol. This is known as nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Severe forms of NAFLD can also lead to cirrhosis.
This video shows you the major causes of fatty liver disease and how you can get rid of it. It also discuss if you can treat nonalcoholic fatty liver with diet.
Please note this is not professional advice, please seek out a professional if you need help.
This video is created for educational purposes and awareness around different topics. Video may or may not be able to go fully in-depth in such a limited time.
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