• Causes and Symptoms of Liver Failure
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    December 15, 2015

    Want to know the Causes & Symptoms of Liver Failure? Well, you are at the right place to know the detailed view on Liver Damage. More often, the problem of liver damage is related to drugs or alcohol. However, there are more than 100 types of liver diseases that are caused due to various other factors and affect everyone from infants to the older people. Even then cirrhosis of liver is still the most talked and common problem of the liver. This particular type of liver damage is caused due to scarring or damage to the liver. In many cases it is the end form of certain diseases such as hepatic encephalopathy and variceal bleeding.

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    Liver failure

    Know the Common Causes and Symptoms of Liver Failure

    Causes

    • Viral hepatitis
    • Obesity
    • Alcohol
    • Genetics
    • Autoimmune diseases
    • Drugs and toxins
    • Cancer

    Symptoms

    In general, cirrhosis or any other form of liver disease does not show any symptoms or signs during its early stage, which makes its early detection very difficult. However, there are certain non-specific symptoms. These include:

    • Nausea
    • Fatigue
    • Loss of appetite
    • Jaundice
    • Diarrhea
    Symptoms of Liver Failure

    Symptoms of Liver Failure

    Knowing the Causes & Symptoms of Liver failure, helps individuals in getting the proper treatment at right time

    How to Care When the Liver is damaged?

    Avoid heavy intake of alcohol as it can further damage the liver cells and lead to scarring or swelling. This can even cause death.Moderate drinking is advisable but only when the damage to the liver is at its early stage. According to caregivers, moderate drinking is specified as one drink a day for women and two drinks a day for men.

    Regular exercise and eating healthy diet should be on the top of the list. It has been found that a particular condition known as Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease can also cause cirrhosis. It is mostly diagnosed in diabetic or overweight people who have high fatty content in their blood. Doctors advise weight loss, moderate intake of sugar and regular exercise to avoid such a condition.

     Regular use of a particular medicine such as that prescribed for controlling cholesterol or as painkiller can build up toxicity in the body. Hence, you should keep on regulating the use of different medications to avoid pressure on liver and avoid.

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