Hemochromatosis, often known as “iron overload,” is a condition where the body accumulates too much iron.
Liver disease can be inherited (genetic) and can also be a result of several underlying causes.
Primary Biliary Cholangitis, previously known as Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, is a chronic disease caused by damage to the bile duct in the liver.
Hepatitis B is a serious life-threatening liver infection which is caused by the Hepatitis B Virus. It can be acute (short-term) for some, and chronic (last more than six months) for others.
A healthy liver has little or no fat. Meanwhile, when there is an accumulation of fat in the cells of the liver, there is cause for alarm. Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Is a range of clinical and pathological condition caused by excessive storage of fat in the liver cells of people who drink little or no alcohol.
One of the most complex organs in the human body is the liver. It has numerous functions which includes energy storage, hormones and proteins production, detoxification and regulation of blood sugar and cholesterol.
Acute Liver Disease (ALD) is a life-threatening condition in which there is a rapid deterioration in liver function within a few days or weeks with a life expectancy of 9-12 years.
The liver is one of the most complex organs in the human body with numerous functions such as storing energy, production of hormones and proteins, detoxification, regulation of blood sugar and cholesterol.
The liver is highly effective in regenerating itself, hence it takes a long time to notice liver damage, and this sometimes happens when the damage is irreversible.
Viral hepatitis is a systematic disease with primary inflammation of the liver by any one of a heterogeneous group of hepatogenic viruses. Meanwhile, it is mostly asymptomatic. Hence, several millions of people with viral hepatitis are not aware of it.