Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease or Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis liver disease is a ‘silent’ disease. It affects nonalcoholic people (who do not consume any kind of alcohol). It happens due to storing too much fat in the liver. This disease is very common in the world and similar to the alcoholic fatty liver.
In case it gets in serious condition, this disease could lead to inflammation, scarring, and irreversible damage. In such cases, it requires the best liver surgery to overcome it. Many people go through different kind of symptoms. Some of them have no symptoms at all and some of them figure out this fatty liver condition through a diagnostic test. Today, let’s find out the symptoms of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease-
Usually fatty liver occurs when more than 5 percent of fat gets stored in our liver. If any patients have mild fatty liver they may go through these symptoms-
- Enlargement of the Liver.
- Feeling exhausted all the time.
- Continuous pain on the right side of the upper abdomen.
- A poor tendency to eat and persistent indigestion.
- Unexplained Weight loss.
If your fatty liver gets into a serious condition (scarring and damaging), these symptoms may occur,-
- The abdomen will get bigger or larger
- Onset of Jaundice
- Internal bleeding in the intestine
- Liver function may get stopped
- Mentally confusion may incur
Nonalcoholic fatty liver, preferably connected to insulin hormone. Insulin helps our liver to excess glucose. When our body needs glucose, insulin helps to take glucose from the blood. Too many fats in the liver create insulin resistance. When it occurs, our body cells do not respond to insulin. In that way, the liver ends up with storing more fat, which leads to damaging and scarring the liver.
If you are facing any of these above signs, make an appointment with your doctor today. Generally, the fatty liver disease gets treated by proper medication and weight reducing program, if you have a mild one. In case of severely damaging or scarring, it may take the best liver surgery to heal properly.