Category Liver

Wilson’s Disease And How It Affects the Liver

What is Wilson’s disease? Wilson’s disease is a rare genetic disorder that affects one in every thirty thousand people. A healthy liver flushes out copper through urine. For people who suffer from Wilson’s disease, the extra copper gets collected in…

How Does Hemochromatosis Affect the Liver?

Iron is an essential nutrient found in many foods. Healthy people usually absorb about 10% of the iron contained in the food they eat to meet the body’s needs. Hemochromatosis is a genetic disorder where too much iron builds up…

Everything You Need to Know About NASH

Did you know that you can get a liver disease even if you have never consumed alcohol? Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is when excess fat builds up in the liver. The accumulation of fat on the liver is not…

Life of a Donor After a Liver Transplant 

The concept of donating an organ is still foreign to many in India because of the lack of awareness amongst the masses. Many are not even aware that they can donate a portion of their liver. Therefore, when asked to…

Fatty Liver Disease

Considering the number of functions the liver performs, which is greater than 500, It would not be wrong to say that our survival revolves around the healthy functioning of the liver! Unlike the heart and other major organs, the liver…

13 Ways to a Healthy Liver

Detecting any liver disease poses a challenge as most liver diseases do not show obvious symptoms until the condition has caused severe damage to the liver. Therefore, it is advisable to always take precautions to keep your liver healthy rather…

Treatment for Liver Disease and COVID-19

COVID-19 causes severe fatigue and reduced immunity to the host body it infects. These reduced immunity levels increase the person’s exposure to many other infections & diseases, further aggravating other underlying conditions. When the virus infects people with low immunities,…

Liver Transplant

Liver diseases are ‌silent killers as they do not show any symptoms at the initial stages. Therefore, it is challenging to detect liver disease and treat it early. We only start noticing symptoms when the disease progresses to an advanced…

Fatty Liver Disease in Children

The liver is an organ that carries out approximately 500 tasks in your body. Hindrances caused to these tasks of the liver not only causes damage to the liver but also to the body and this results in liver damage…

An Overview of the Human Liver

The human body is a beautiful machine with more complex mechanisms than a high-end car. It comprises several systems that are vital for the sustenance of life. The digestive system is one of the most important ones among these systems.…