Health News Desk, Drinking alcohol is often considered a cause of liver damage. But for your information, let us tell you that only drinking alcohol cannot be the cause of liver damage. Apart from this, there can be many reasons. Let us tell you that the liver is the size of a football. Increasing body weight can also prove harmful for the liver. Also, it can be harmed by many more dangerous viruses. According to Dr. Arvinder Singh Soin, chairman of the ‘Institute of Liver Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine’ of Medanta Hospital, Gurugram, if there is any disturbance in the liver, then it will also spoil the digestion process of your stomach. Liver is the only organ in the whole body that works to detox your whole body.

The early symptoms of liver damage are:

When the liver is unable to do its work properly, it is called liver failure. Liver damage only means that your body will also get damaged. Vomiting, loss of appetite and blood in the stool are its initial symptoms. To avoid this, doctors recommend not drinking alcohol and eating certain foods. Absolutely refuse to eat. In this case, the liver can also be damaged. When fat accumulates in your liver. Or even if the cholesterol in the liver rises to an abnormal level, the chances of liver damage increase.

All these damages combine to cause inflammation in the liver, which leads to a potentially fatal condition. When inflammation occurs, the liver becomes swollen, causing damage to the liver cells. When the liver heals it leaves a scar. When more than 50 per cent of the liver is replaced by scarring, it is known as cirrhosis or liver failure,” said Dr Soin.

Its malfunction can be reversed in case of hepatitis. However, in the case of fibrosis, it can be reversed or treated in its early stages. Liver transplant is advised if someone has liver disease (chronic liver failure) or the damage is more than 75 percent, then its treatment is possible.

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