Often, at the mention of liver diseases, the average person will immediately think of cirrhosis of the liver, which very often leads to the abuse of alcohol. All because of the problem of alcoholism acute in the post-Soviet space. But do not forget that now an increasing number of diseases of the liver, which have different causes for their development. In this category falls and steatosis of the liver, often in conjunction with diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome.
Doctors predict that non-alcoholic fatty liver disease will be the most common cause of cirrhosis in the next twenty or thirty years. Moreover, the effects of cirrhosis in these cases will require liver transplantation. At the moment, the prevalence of hepatosis among obese is as much as 90%, and the total is 20-25%. At risk are people aged 40-60 years, especially women. Genetic factors also play a very important role in the development of the disease. We should start to worry if you have metabolism, increased body weight, increased blood pressure and sugar level in the blood exceeds the normal value. If the triglyceride level of more than 1.7 mmol/l, it may be a sign of fatty hepatosis. The primary method for diagnosis is ultrasound.
The best prevention is regular passing the relevant examination. You should also pay attention to your food and move more. Daily half-hour of brisk walking will suffice. This prevents the emergence and development of various disorders (for example, metabolic syndrome), leading to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
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